Anti-Money Laundering and Digital Assets

13 Jul 2021, 12:15 - 13:15


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1 PL Credit(s)

Event Details

In October 2018, the FATF adopted changes to its Recommendations to explicitly include financial activities involving digital assets. The amended FATF Recommendation 15 requires that virtual asset services providers be regulated for anti-money laundering purposes, and subject to effective systems for monitoring or supervision. This webinar discusses how Swiss legislation is implementing these requirements.


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Markus Winkler

Markus Winkler

is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Financial Services and Technology, Media & Telecoms practice groups. He studied law at the University of Zurich (Dr. iur., 2015) and mathematics at ETH Zurich (Dr. sc. math. ETH, 2001). Before joining Baker McKenzie in 2017, Markus Winkler worked since 1999 as a product manager and investment professional in wealth and asset management. He combines expertise in regulatory affairs and data privacy issues related to the financial services and technology industry. He advises Swiss and international companies on financial markets regulations, data protection law and telecommunications law and supports them in relation to the management of instances of non-compliance.