How does tokenization redefine corporate financing? What opportunities does the new European regulation present in this changing landscape? And how is the retail investor affected by these developments? These were the questions resonating throughout the event “Revolution of Tokenized Financial Markets and Corporate Financing: Blockchain Technology and Pilot Regime.”
In her presentation, Virginia García-Trevijano Hinojosa, former Legal Counsel at the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), and Certified Legal and Compliance Expert in Blockchain, Web3, and Metaverses (smart contracts, tokenization, and crypto-assets), shed light on the groundbreaking report “Revolution of Tokenized Financial Markets and Corporate Financing: Blockchain Technology and Pilot Regime“. García-Trevijano delved into the intricate details of the pilot regime, highlighting fundamental principles such as neutrality, adaptation to risk profiles, and responsibility. Additionally, she addressed the advantages and risks associated with the new tokenized financial markets, providing valuable insights into the impact of tokenization on corporate financing and its implications under European regulation. Her presentation not only provided foundational knowledge but also emphasized the importance of understanding these paradigmatic changes in contemporary financial markets.
Focusing on opportunities for corporate financing and investment through tokenization, Maria Taillefer, Legal Specialist in FINTECH at CNMV, Certified Legal and Compliance Expert in Blockchain, Web3, and Metaverses (smart contracts, tokenization, and crypto-assets), provided a detailed perspective in her presentation ‘New Market Infrastructures on the Pilot Regime: Opportunities for Corporate Financing and Investment through Tokenization.’ She explored implications for companies and investors, highlighting the advantages and challenges emerging in this dynamic environment. With her experience at CNMV, Taillefer brought a unique perspective on regulatory evolution and its impact on the tokenization of financial instruments, giving the audience a comprehensive understanding of emerging opportunities in the financial landscape under this innovative pilot regime.
Jaime de Andrés from Token City shared valuable insights in his presentation on “Current Projects in the Sandbox: Industry Experience.” Immersing into specific projects and his experience in the Sandbox, de Andrés offered a practical view of how blockchain technology is shaping innovative projects in the financial industry. He explored the Sandbox’s dynamics and its role in experimenting with blockchain solutions, providing concrete examples of projects leading the way towards significant transformation in the industry. His presentation offered a practical and enlightening look at the actual implementation of tokenized solutions in current projects, highlighting the growing relevance and viability of these initiatives in today’s business landscape.
In his presentation on the “European Evolution of Markets and Tokenization of Financial Instruments in Italy,” Filippo Zatti explored the transformative dynamics that tokenization has brought to the Italian and European financial landscape. Zatti analyzed emerging trends and key developments in the adoption of tokenized financial instruments, emphasizing the growing influence of blockchain technology. Furthermore, he examined how legislation and regulation in Italy have responded to these changes, providing valuable insight into the future direction of financial markets in the region. Zatti’s presentation was not only informative but also offered a clear view of how tokenization is impacting and reshaping the financial infrastructure in Italy and, by extension, across Europe.
This event was not just a window into the tokenized financial future but also served as a platform to better understand the role of tokenization in the global transformation of financial markets. These discussions provide valuable guidance on the journey towards a more decentralized and tokenized financial future.