Guidance on the Regulatory and Tax Treatment of Cryptocurrencies in Ireland

Feb 20, 2018, 6:00 PM
Feb 20, 2018, 7:30 PM

This Meetup aims to give people an appreciation for likely regulatory areas of concern, when starting or working at a blockchain-based business or interacting with cryptocurrencies. Although cryptocurrencies remain a legislative grey area, other existing laws my still apply. These include: taxation; banking and money transmitting regulation; and consumer protection to name a few. During this Meetup, Arthur Cox will provide some guidance on the regulatory and tax treatment of cryptocurrencies in Ireland.
Speaker 1: Pearse Ryan, partner Technology & Innovation Group
Presentation: Intro to Arthur Cox FinTech Group & will discuss smart contracts
Speaker 2: Maura McLaughlin, partner Corporate Group
Presentation: ICO regulation
Speaker 3: Caroline Devlin, partner Tax Group
Presentation: Blockchain & personal taxation / ICO's & tax
Provisional Timeline of Event:
5:50pm - 6:00pm : Arrival / Networking
6:00pm- 6:20pm : Presentation from Pearse Ryan and Q&A session
6:20pm - 6:40pm : Presentation from Maura McLaughlin and Q&A session
6:40pm - 7:00pm : Presentation from Caroline Devlin and Q&A session
7:00pm - 7:15pm : Depart/End of Event