• Application Deadline
  • 7 days
    Duration
Note: this is an online course. This Financial Law and New Technologies from Utrecht Summer School will connect old rules with new technologies, and will help students understand the main regulatory issues surrounding FinTech.
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Overview

The Financial Law and New Technologies program is offered by Utrecht Summer School .

New technologies are constantly testing well-established principles of financial law. Investors and other users of financial services can take advantage of new FinTech opportunities to have better services at cheaper costs, but policymakers are struggling to strike a good balance between the need to foster innovation and the necessity to protect weak market participants. 

How can providers of FinTech services thrive under the current legal framework? How can financial law cope with technological developments on blockchain, new payment services, crypto-assets, crowdfunding, high frequency trading, and robo-advice?

Educational Opportunity

New technologies are constantly testing well-established principles of financial law. Investors and other users of financial services can take advantage of new opportunities at cheaper costs, but policymakers are struggling to strike a good balance between the need to foster innovation and the necessity to protect weak market participants.

How can providers of FinTech services thrive under the current legal framework? How can financial law cope with technological developments? 

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

The topics addressed will include:
  • ICOs and blockchain-based securities
  • Crowdfunding
  • High-frequency algorithmic trading
  • Robo-advice
  • Payment services and cryptocurrencies

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    500 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 7 days.
  • EU/EEA

    500 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 7 days.
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