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With its Blockchain Act of 2018, Liechtenstein is the first country to have comprehensive regulation of the token economy. We therefore couldn’t think of a better location to hold the 2023 Commercial Fraud and IP/IT & TMT Seminar than Liechtenstein’s capital Vaduz.

This seminar will be jointly hosted by the Commercial Fraud Commission and the IP/IT & TMT Commission.

The academic programme will cover a deep range of topics around cryptocurrencies, blockchains and NFTs relevant to a number of practice areas, with a focus on Commercial Fraud and IP. A kick-off session will cover the technicalities, with subsequent sessions, focusing on regulatory aspects including the governmental regulation of cryptocurrencies and tax implications. We will take a closer look at the Cryptoqueen case as well as analyse the essence and value of NFTs. Finally, true to the motto "What to do when things go South?", we will answer questions such as who can bring claims relating to crypto assets and against whom such claims can be brought, as well as how courts treat crypto assets. Last but not least, we will dive into the topic of asset tracing, the use of mixers and money laundering.

Save the date and stay tuned for this event in the lovely principality of Liechtenstein to join the AIJA Crypto revolution!

AIJA Commissions involved
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Intellectual Property, Technology, Media, and Telecommunications



17:00 - 19:00


08:00 - 09:00

09:00 - 09:15

09:15 - 09:45

09:45 - 10:30

How does it all work? Blockchain, NFT, etc.
10:30 - 11:00

11:00 - 12:00

The Liechtenstein regime, the UK FCA and other global regulators’ recent focus on the exchange run by Binance, the actions of the banks to prevent people transferring fiat currency to crypto exchanges, and the apparent approaching regulation for stablecoins and related crypto likely to be branded ‘securities’

12:00 - 12:15

12:15 - 13:15

13:15 - 14:30

14:30 - 15:30

15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 17:00


09:00 - 10:00

10:00 - 11:15

  • how are tribunals treating crypto assets? Who can bring claims relating to crypto assets and against who?
  • can blockchains help brands in anti-counterfeiting and IP enforcement measures?
  • how can you trace who owns specific crypto assets across blockchains?
11:15 - 11:45

11:45 - 13:00

13:00 - 14:30



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Organising Committee

Judith DE BOER Hertoghs Advocaten (NETHERLANDS)
Eliane HAAS Kellerhals Carrard (SWITZERLAND)
Judith HASLER Ospelt & Partner (LIECHTENSTEIN)
Evelina LEVENSON Rittershaus Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB (GERMANY)
Thomas NÄGELE Nägele Rechtsanwälte GmbH (LIECHTENSTEIN)
Michelle WIESNER-LAMETH act AC Tischendorf Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft mbB (GERMANY)


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