21 01, 2020

Blockchain Conference: Cybercrime Expert Circle on Cryptocurrencies

By |2020-01-21T13:52:43+01:00January 21st, 2020|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung, Meldung betreffend Oliver Völkel, Vortrag, Vortrag von 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, [...]

10 01, 2020

On the ramifications of the decentralization of blockchains in Austrian Civil Law

By |2020-01-10T13:36:13+01:00January 10th, 2020|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag|Comments Off on On the ramifications of the decentralization of blockchains in Austrian Civil Law

Anyone who deals with the topics of blockchain, digital assets or virtual currencies for the first time will quickly be confronted with terminology that all sounds somewhat similar: To describe the same thing, for example, one could call it [...]

5 11, 2019

University course in banking and capital market law in an international context at the Danube University Krems

By |2019-11-12T13:49:15+01:00November 5th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Talk by Oliver Völkel, Uncategorized, Vortrag, Vortrag (allgemein)|Comments Off on University course in banking and capital market law in an international context at the Danube University Krems

The growing interconnectedness of the global economy and the lasting changes on the international financial markets require a sound education in the field of banking and capital market law. This broad spectrum of topics and global and European (regulatory) [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

16 09, 2019

New requirements for IT security in banks

By |2019-09-16T12:08:13+01:00September 16th, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag|Comments Off on New requirements for IT security in banks

The European banking regulator has issued new regulations which also concern the outsourcing of IT to third party providers. IT systems are playing an increasingly important role in all areas of life. Also in banks there is hardly anything [...]

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, [...]

2 08, 2019

New legal definition for virtual currencies!

By |2019-08-02T11:51:32+01:00August 2nd, 2019|Article by Oliver Völkel, Beitrag, Meldung|Comments Off on New legal definition for virtual currencies!

New legal definition for virtual currencies! In the July issue of the Austrian Journal for Financial Markets Law, Oliver Völkel deals with the new legal definition of the term "virtual currency", addressing the fundamental question of what constitutes a [...]

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 [...]