21 01, 2020

Blockchain Conference: Cybercrime Expert Circle on Cryptocurrencies

By |2020-01-21T15:56:24+01:00January 21st, 2020|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on Blockchain Conference: Cybercrime Expert Circle on Cryptocurrencies

This year the Federal Ministry of the Interior is hosting the largest Blockchain Investigators Conference in the German-speaking world. It will take place from 22 to 24 January 2020. The conference promises an exciting program with speakers from Switzerland, [...]

2 12, 2019

Blockchain rules

By |2019-12-04T15:07:58+01:00December 2nd, 2019|Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on Blockchain rules

Many clear solutions are still missing in the law of blockchain applications. The new legal handbook entitled "Blockchain rules" (published by MANZ) tackles fundamental classification issues, questions of legal protection and EU law for the first time. The book [...]

16 10, 2019

Blockchain rules – New handbook on blockchain law!

By |2019-10-16T16:52:44+01:00October 16th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on Blockchain rules – New handbook on blockchain law!

We are pleased to announce, together with the editors, Dr. Oliver Völkel, LL.M. (partner) and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Piska (of counsel), the brand new legal manual 'Blockchain rules'! For the first time, the handbook also deals with fundamental classification [...]

8 10, 2019

Blockchain technology and the capital market in Austria

By |2019-10-08T13:31:31+01:00October 8th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on Blockchain technology and the capital market in Austria

Blockchain technology, and the digital assets it enables, is transforming capital markets worldwide. In the United States, Bakkt launched the first regulated futures product that is physically settled in bitcoin. In the German-speaking world, Vontobel recently issued [...]

30 09, 2019

From certificated to non-certificated securities – digitalisation of securities trading

By |2019-09-30T17:14:26+01:00September 30th, 2019|Beitrag, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on From certificated to non-certificated securities – digitalisation of securities trading

As part of the 'FinTech Week 2019' we cordially invite you to a joint breakfast on 19.11.2019 from 08:00 to 11:00 in the Reitersaal of the Österreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB). Our topic is: 'From certificated to non-certificated securities – digitalisation [...]

26 09, 2019

Blockchain: The Next Internet

By |2019-09-26T17:22:39+01:00September 26th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel, Talk by Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on Blockchain: The Next Internet

On 28 October 2019 an event of the 'Austrian Research Promotion Agency' (FFG) on the topic 'Blockchain: The Next Internet' will take place. Dr. Oliver Völkel, LL.M. will take part in the discussion panel. Oliver will share the stage [...]

6 08, 2019

Crypto Research Report July 2019

By |2019-08-06T12:33:52+01:00August 6th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on Crypto Research Report July 2019

The Crypto Research Report for July 2019 has been published and Oliver Völkel, Partner at Stadler Völkel Attorneys at Law, is again on the Advisory Board (see page 75)! The report, which is supported by Bitpanda, GenTwo Digital, Coinfinity, [...]

8 07, 2019

Libra – Tipping the Scales in Favor of Big Tech?

By |2019-07-09T11:03:48+01:00July 8th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Libra – Tipping the Scales in Favor of Big Tech?

  On 18 June 2019, Facebook unveiled 'Libra', the highly anticipated cryptocurrency project that has been under development for over a year. Libra is billed as a global digital currency and financial infrastructure that will bring traditional financial services [...]

6 06, 2019

Stadler Völkel contributes to The Financial Technology Law Review

By |2019-06-06T15:42:41+01:00June 6th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stadler Völkel contributes to The Financial Technology Law Review

Stadler Völkel Attorneys at Law is pleased to have contributed to the second edition of The Financial Technology Law Review. Attorneys Oliver Völkel and Bryan Hollmann authored the chapter on Austria, which provides an overview of the country's fast-developing [...]

21 05, 2019

The obligation of confidentiality of lawyers

By |2019-05-22T11:43:53+01:00May 21st, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel|Comments Off on The obligation of confidentiality of lawyers

Not only banks or certain retailers are required to identify their customers to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing – the same applies to attorneys. In the current issue of the legal journal Ecolex, Oliver Völkel and Leyla Farahmandnia [...]