To follow the health and sanitary measures imposed by most governments all over the world, ICT Spring took place in a phygital way on September 15th and 16th. Most keynote speakers traveled to Luxembourg while participants had the comfort of following their inspiring presentations from their office or from home. The latter also had the possibility to visit the virtual exhibition area while discussing and exchanging with their peers.
The Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) today marked the go-live of the LGX DataHub, a unique, centralised database of structured data on a vast range of sustainable securities. Built and managed by the sustainable finance team at LuxSE, the LGX DataHub addresses the complex data challenge that asset managers and investors are facing when building sustainable investment strategies or reporting on their investments.
LUXHUB has today announced a new strategic partnership with leading Swiss technology infrastructure provider, SIX Group – a move that firmly cements the Luxembourgish fintech’s position as a key player on the European Open Banking map.
The Infrachain Challenge is a blockchain hackathon taking place on 23rd and 24th September at The LHoFT. Teams from Filedgr, Neofacto, PwC-Tokeny and Stampify will give their all during 30 hours to come up with an innovative new application for the Public Sector Blockchain developed by the Ministry for Digitalisation. At the end of their 2-day coding marathon, teams will pitch their projects in front of a jury of blockchain and public sector experts. The jury is chaired by Gaston Schmit, First Government Counselor at the Ministry for Digitalisation. Further members are Carlo Gambucci, Director at Syndicat Intercommunal de Gestion Informatique (S.I.G.I.), Ajay Bali, Associate Partner - Digital Advisory Services at EY Luxembourg, Biba Homsy, President of the Board of LëtzBlock, Maria Mateo Iborra, Co-founder of Ibisa Network and Dr. Djamel Khadraoui, Head of Trusted Service System Research Unit at LIST.
Accenture Luxembourg a le plaisir d'annoncer que Martin Wolfram succédera à Vanessa Müller au poste de Country Managing Director pour le Luxembourg à partir du 1er octobre 2020. Vanessa Müller a décidé de quitter Accenture après plus de 13 ans passés au sein de la société. Martin Wolfram a rejoint Accenture en 2001 et était auparavant COO et membre du conseil d'administration depuis 2014.
Sixteen Fintechs hubs from the Talent Route, federating more than 3000 Fintechs in Europe, have decided to intensify their collaboration, to assess and counter the impact of the COVID19 on the European Fintech Industry, to share best practices, to define the best actions and to mutually support the ecosystem.
The Luxembourg ‘Central Register Law’ (Law of 25 March 2020 establishing a central data retrieval system for bank, payment accounts and safe-deposit boxes) is implementing certain provisions of EU Directive 2018/8431 (the “5th AML Directive”) by establishing a central electronic data retrieval system (CEDRS). It enables the identification of any natural or legal person holding or controlling payment accounts, bank accounts identified by an IBAN and safe-deposits boxes in Luxembourg, in a timely manner. The CSSF Circular 20/747 published on 23 July 2020 contains the technical arrangements related to the application of the Law of 25 March 2020.
Postponed due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, ICT Spring will finally be held on September 15th and 16th, at the very heart of Luxembourg. To comply with the health restrictions and stop the spread of the virus, the event – from conferences to networking sessions – will be available via video from all around the world.
The European leader in crypto AML software, Scorechain officially just launched the risk solution and AML software for the Tezos blockchain and its cryptocurrency XTZ. Scorechain is proud to add its compliance layer to one of the top and most innovative cryptocurrencies and help fulfill regulation requirements including FATF guidance and recommendations.
Law of 25 March 2020 established a central electronic data retrieval system (CEDRS) related to payment and bank accounts identified by IBAN, as well as safe-deposit boxes, held by credit institutions in Luxembourg.
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Postponed due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, ICT Spring will finally be organized on September 15th and 16h, 2020, at the European Convention Center Luxembourg (ECCL). Discover the latest trends, meet with international innovators and try the new services offered by startups. This year, the event will revolve around the topics of AI and Fintech, with a hint of cybersecurity, supply chain and space. Given the circumstances, all these different summits will be live streamed and the organizers will also offer specific online sessions as well as an interactive random networking experience to onboard participants whether they are attending in-per or remotely. ???????