Cryptocurrency Trading Forum Europe

London , United Kingdom

About Cryptocurrency Trading Forum Europe is proud to introduce the Cryptocurrency Trading Forum Europe, an opportunity for risk managers, traders, portfolio managers and the wider ecosystem to gain practical insights that will guide decision-making when it comes to entering this still nascent market. Hear from industry experts on the differences and similarities between digital assets and traditional finance as well as how to gain exposure with varying risk tolerances.


Carol Alexander
Professor of Finance at Sussex University Business School, Visiting Professor Peking University HSBC Business School
Managing Partner Tellurian Capital Management
Elliot Hentov
Head of macro policy research State Street Global Advisors
Thomas Wind
Senior vice-president Aros Capital
Artur Sepp
Head of systematic solutions and portfolio construction Sygnum Bank
Nikita Fadeev
Partner and head Fasanara Capital
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Anatoly Crachilov
CEO Nickel Digital Asset Management


09:00 – 09:45
Market overview/ big picture
Is investing in cryptocurrencies still appealing, and what are the main lessons learned from the recent events? How low can the price go?
Crypto trading market update: latest figures and volumes. Comparative analysis with traditional flat currencies volumes. Is investing in crypto still appealing after the recent events?
Forced sales, liquidations and margin calls in June 2022 and the impact on crypto appetite
How significant is Ethereum merge and what will be the impact on the industry?

09:45 – 10:30
Latest regulatory update on crypto
Regulatory perspective: finding balance between encouraging innovation and protecting investors
The UK

The UK’s new crypto regulatory package announced in 2022 and plans to regulate stablecoins – updates on these and other regulatory initiatives
Plans of HM Revenue and Customs on how to tax crypto
The EU and rest of the world

What is the EU approach to crypto? The European Union’s Markets in Crypto-Assets package (MiCA) - at what stage of the legislative process is it now?
Update on Switzerland, Singapore and other crypto friendly jurisdictions
Update on the USA

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee break

11:00 – 11:45
Panel discussion: investment strategies & products
What role does crypto play in your portfolio and what are the different ways to invest?
How to get exposure to cryptocurrencies: by directly investing in them or via derivatives etc? Pros and cons of various approaches
Bitcoin, altcoins, and other cryptocurrencies including new products
ETPs as a popular way for European institutional investors to gain access to crypto
SPOTLIGHT: investing via funds of funds. Crypto fund due diligence - spotting red flags and removing unnecessary risk

11:45 – 12:30

Cryptocurrency trading infrastructure Part 1: Custody
Is it possible to achieve 100% secure custody for crypto assets?... Similarities and differences between custody for crypto assets and for traditional assets
Hot and cold storage solutions: what are their pros and cons?
Multi-party computation: how does it work and how can it be utilised to secure crypto assets?
What is the future of custody?

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch break

13:30 – 14:15
Cryptocurrency trading infrastructure part 2 : Brokerage and post trade
What are the advantage of working with a crypto prime brokerage?
Post-trade challenges of digital assets and cryptocurrencies
Middle- and back- office work for crypto assets
Connecting with trading platforms for trade settlement

14:15 – 15:15
Risk management for crypto
Mitigating risk in cryptocurrency trading
EXPERT PRESENTATION: Modelling of implied volatility surfaces of crypto assets
What are the less known risks that may not be taken into consideration by institutional investors?
The growing importance of cybersecurity
Post trade risk management
Price transparency
Stress testing and balance sheet modelling

15:15 – 15:30
Coffee break

15:30 – 16:00
Focus on data
Access to data for crypto trading and investing
How can you obtain reliable data for crypto trading and how do you use is in the most efficient way for the benefit of your trading strategy?

16:00 – 16:30
ESG/ environmental issue & data
If companies enter crypto space how does that affect their image, in particular their ESG image and rating? How to navigate this?

16:30 – 17:00
Panel discussion: spotlight on stablecoins
Commodity-backed stablecoins that are collateralized using physical assets like precious metals, oil, and real estate – chat are their pros and cons?
Fiat money backed stablecoins
Stablecoins – can they really be stable?.. Lessons learned after the Terra Luna crash earlier in 2022


Sep 27, 2022, 9:00 AM , GMT (UTC +0)
Sep 27, 2022, 5:30 PM , GMT (UTC +0)
Convene, 22 Bishopsgate