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Bitcoin - can it and should it be regulated?

A chance to discuss the regulation of cryptocurrency with Dr Iwa Salami, senior lecturer in Financial Law and Regulation

All UEL students and staff welcome!  

Thursday April 27, 5-6 pm 

With Dr Iwa Salami, UEL senior lecturer in Financial Law and Regulation  

Discussion chair: Dr Hammad Hussain 

The price of Bitcoin since May 2020 has seen an increase of nearly 300%. The impact of the pandemic on traditional financial assets; investment by institutional investors; and increased interest among high net worth entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk, have all contributed to this rise. But is this a bubble waiting to burst? And could these activities have possible implications for financial stability? Should concrete regulation be put in place and can this, in fact be achieved?

Register for the event now!

Tuesday, 27 April 2021