Digitization and Systemic Risk in Finance and Economics

When:05 December 2016
, 12:00
 - 15:00
Where:HoF E.01

The actual mega-trend digitization opens opportunities to better integrate actors and financial relations in multi-layered networks – enabling, in the end, some kind of “straight-through processing”, also including real-world productions and assets which are closely related to the finance realm, promising advanced capabilities to evaluate flows in networks (e. g. systemic risks) for both public stakeholders (e. g. regulation authorities) as well as private companies and organisations.

12.00 pm
Opening (Wolfgang Koenig, EFL/SAFE)
12.10 pm
A short introduction to the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)
(Stephan Wolf, CEO, Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, Basle/Frankfurt)
12.40 pm
Standardized algorithmic representation of financial contracts: concept, application and new developments of ACTUS
(Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Breymann, Zurich University of Applied Sciences)
1.40 pm
Measuring finance and the economy in the digital age – vision, architecture, infrastructure
(Francis Gross, European Central Bank, Frankfurt)  
2.40 pm
Open discussion: What are our long-term goals? Which architecture would suit these goals? How do we build-up a universal infrastructure for agents, assets, contracts, and events?               

Please register by email to Wolfgang König.

The event is jointly organized by the E-Finance Lab and the Research Center SAFE.