What role should Government play in supporting the UK’s blockchain ecosystem and how active should Government be in regulating or enabling DLTs?
What are the challenges and opportunities of adopting standards and shared practices for the interoperability of DLTs?
What are the next steps for developing a joined up approach, bringing together, regulators, Government, industry and academia, to develop a regulatory framework which supports innovation and investment in blockchain solutions?
What role should regulators play? Who makes the rules that the network enforces?
What are the challenges and opportunities of developing a regulatory framework which can adapt and evolve with advances in technology?What are the next steps for setting standards for the integrity, security and privacy of distributed ledgers and their contents?
How can these standards be reflected in both the regulatory and the software code?
What are the challenges and opportunities of ensuring that the most effective and usable identification and authentication protocols are implemented for both individuals and organisations?
What are the latest developments in agreeing international standards for the implementation and use of blockchain technologies?
Andrew Henderson Partner, Financial Institutions Group, Eversheds Sutherland
Tim McGarr Market Development Manager (Digital), BSI