GANT was excited to be part of the Gibraltar Finance DLT Seminar in London. 

Minister Albert Isola MP hosted The DLT Seminar on Tuesday 1st November 2022 in Level39, 1 Canada Square in Canary Wharf.

The DLT Seminar, one of Gibraltar Finance’s annual events in London, was attended by over 160 industry, regulatory and governmental representatives.

Minister Isola opened the event, extended a warm welcome to guests and provided an update on Gibraltar’s ongoing development. He highlighted that the venue was the birthplace of Gibraltar’s DLT journey some 6 years ago with our first ever event being hosted in that same fintech facility.

William Garcia Head of DLT and Markets at the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission then provided a regulatory update.

Two panel sessions followed, the first covering the Government’s initiative in piloting a process in which it will integrate blockchain technology into its legacy systems to streamline government services. This was moderated by Anthony Provasoli, co-chair of the Gibraltar Association of New Technologies (GANT) and panellists included Chris WoolnoughIOV LabsAlfonso Monroy MBitso and Pablo Mosquella – Extrimian.

The second panel discussed the importance of the 10th Regulatory Principle to the DLT Regulatory Framework, establishing standards of market integrity in the digital asset space. Contributing to the discussion, led by GANT co-chair Joey Garcia were leading industry experts Lee Schneider- Ava Labs and Joshua Ashley Klayman – Linklaters LLP who had both travelled from the US to join the event and industry participants Jonathan Parnell – Eqonex, Jenna Wright – LMAX Digital and Vitalli Kedya –