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25-01-2016 - ECON Hearing on Virtual currencies

ECON 29-01-2016 - 17:44

The ECON Committee will hold a public hearing on Virtual currencies on Monday 25 January from 15.00-16.30.

This hearing is taking place in preparation for its upcoming own-initiative (INI) report (rapporteur: Jakob von Weizsaecker, S&D/DE). Panellists will include representatives from the European Commission (DG FISMA) and the European Central Bank, academia and stakeholders from the private sector.

Location : József Antall, room 4Q2 (4th floor), European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels, Belgium

    Draft programme
    Opening statement Sean Ennis
    Opening statement Siân Jones