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Jean-Luc Verhelst

In Short:

Blockchain Trainer and Advisor in EU+Middle-East • Author • Business+Architecture • Professor


Jean-Luc Verhelst is the author of the book Bitcoin, the Blockchain and Beyond (2017) and works as a freelance public speaker, trainer and advisor in Europe and Middle East. He is the co-founder of the blockchain community HIVE.brussels, was selected by the European Commission as a member of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, a member of the Beltug Blockchain Taskforce and a visiting professor at universities (18-hour courses).

Prior to his current position, he worked several years as a strategy consultant and became the blockchain leader for Deloitte Belgium after having spent several months at the EMEA Blockchain Lab. He worked for numerous clients in Europe, managed the development of blockchain solutions, and delivered internal trainings in EMEA and the USA. He also won the world’s largest blockchain hackathon of 2016, and his master thesis on Bitcoin received the award for best financial thesis of 2014 in Belgium. Jean-Luc holds academic degrees in IT and business and won multiple awards as a student.

Most importantly, Jean-Luc has a real passion for blockchains and how they will shape our future.

More info www.jeanlucverhelst.com

June 2020


11 June @ 9 h 00 min - 17 h 00 min
Luxembourg – Parc Hôtel Alvisse, Parc Hôtel Alvisse - 120 Route d'Echternach
Luxembourg, 1453

Understanding the regulatory challenges How to ensure compliance when regulation is lacking, and the understanding of the concept and technology are still insufficient? Download the Program Buy tickets   The fifth Anti Money Laundering Directive has entered into force on January 10th of this year. It addresses the important challenge of money laundering and terrorist financing risks associated with crypto-assets, also called cryptocurrencies. AMLD5 introduces regulation of crypto-exchange platforms and custodian wallet providers.   Crypto-assets are not yet considered as…

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September 2020

Workshop: Understanding Cryptocurrencies

21 September @ 13 h 30 min - 17 h 00 min
Brussels, Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie, Avenue Louise 91-93
Brussels, 1050

Concept and hands-on scenarios This workshop is accredited by the FSMA within the scope of ongoing professional training - Compliance:  3 points  Download the Program Buy tickets AMLV introduces the regulation of Crypto-exchange platforms and custodian wallet providers. The financial sector finds itself in a transition period and it is of crucial importance to have the knowledge and tools at hand to face present and future challenges. Due to the complex technology behind Crypto-Assets (DLT), their anonymous nature, important trust…

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