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FinTech & Digitalisation

The research units of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance deal with the latest legal and financial developments regarding FinTech and the digital economy. As an integral part of the University of Luxembourg’s FinTech working group, the FDEF’s research focuses at the Research Unit in Law (RUL) on legal and regulatory matters, while the Luxembourg School of Finance discusses FinTech from a finance perspective.



Upcoming Events



04 October 2023 - 9th FinTech Conference


16 November 2023 - 8th Inclusive and Sustainable Finance Research Conference (hybrid)


15 to 25 January 2024 - 8th Certificate in Law and Regulation of Inclusive Finance

link to the Certificate page



Past Events


22 November - 7th Inclusive and Sustainable Finance Research Conference


presentation BAUWIN

presentation BODELLINI

presentation FOSTER

presentation HALLING

presentation ZETZSCHE 1

presentation ZETZSCHE 2


05 October 2022 - 8th Luxembourg FinTech Conference - ONLINE


presentation_Louise GULLIFER

presentation_Jannik WOXHOLTH

presentation_Nadia MANZARI

presentation_Denis PHILIPPE

presentation_Felix PFLUECKE

presentation_Dan AWREY

presentation_Mathias HANTEN

presentation_Douglas ARNER



28 June 2022 - Regulation of Sustainable Finance


videos available


17 to 27 January 2022 - 6th Certificate in Law and Regulation of Inclusive Finance

link to the Certificate page


16 November 2021 - 6th Inclusive and Sustainable Finance Research Conference (online)


presentation Hakan LUCIUS

presentation Dirk ZETZSCHE_1

presentation Dirk ZETZSCHE_2

presentation Martin STIERLE

presentation Marco BODELLINI

presentation Todd CORT

presentation Johanna NYMAN

presentation Alex LEVITOV


06 October 2021 - 7th Luxembourg FinTech Conference (online)

online conference, 2:00pm to 6.30pm


presentation Patrick ARMSTRONG

presentation Douglas ARNER

presentation Ross BUCKLEY

presentation Claudia GUAGLIANO

presentation Elisabeth NOBLE

presentation Fabian SCHÄR

presentation Dirk ZETZSCHE_1

presentation Dirk ZETZSCHE_2


Online conference - Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Seminar Series


Session 3: Do we need a social taxonomy?

29 November 2021, 16:00 - 17:30

recording available


Session 2: Myth and Reality: Returns of Sustainable Investment Strategies

01 July 2021, 12:30 - 14:00


Session 1: An update on the latest academic research on Sustainable Finance

22 April 2021, 12:00 - 14:00

You can find the presentations on our website, by klicking on this link


18 to 28 January 2021 - 5th Certificate in Law and Regulation of Inclusive Finance

link to the Certificate page


26 November 2020 - book launch Prof. Dirk Andreas Zetzsche

The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive
3rd Edition


presentation Prof. Zetzsche

link to order the book

video/recording of the presentation


12 November 2020 - 5th Inclusive and Sustainable Finance Research Conference

Playlist - videos on youtube

presentation from Johanna NYMAN

presentation from Joseph NOSS and Patrick ARMSTRONG

presentation from Robert PATALANO

presentation from Michael HALLING

presentation from Justin MACINANTE

presentation from Hakan LUCIUS

presentation from Beate SJAFJELL

presentation from Dirk ZETZSCHE

presentation from Andreas HOEPNER


07 October 2020 - 6th Luxembourg FinTech Conference (online)

Playlist - videos on youtube

presentation from Ross BUCKLEY

presentation from Katja LANGENBUCHER

presentation from Filippo ANNUNZIATA

presentation from Douglas W. ARNER

presentation from Lasse MEHOLM

presentation from Dirk A. ZETZSCHE

presentation from Linda JENG                        


23 January 2020 - open lecture

streaming link


14 November 2019 - 4th Inclusive and Sustainable Finance Research Conference

presentation from ALEXANDER

presentation from CABALLERO-MONTES

presentation from PATALANO

presentation from PERRIER

presentation from VEIDT

presentation from ZETZSCHE

streaming link


09 October 2019 - 5th Luxembourg FinTech Conference

presentation from AGGARWAL

presentation from BRAUN

presentation from KUHN

presentation from LÖBER

presentation from RINGE

presentation from SCHILTZ

presentation from ZETZSCHE 1

presentation from ZETZSCHE 2

new title on the law and regulation of fintech (91007)


14 March 2018 - 3x3 Series: Algorithmic Trading: An Introduction and Preliminary Experimental Results


24 January 2018 - 3x3 Series Open Lecture

presentation from D. Zetzsche

28th November 2017 - Luxembourg Inclusive Finance Research Conference


23rd November 2017 - The Digital Workplace. Internal and External Trajectories of Work in the Digital Era

presentation from L. Ratti

9th October 2017 - FinTech - Law and Regulation

presentation from D. W. Arner

presentation from S. Booysen

presentation from R. Buckley

presentation from M. Cole

presentation from M. Lehmann

presentation from A. Prüm

presentation from J.-L. Schiltz

presentation from E. Vermeulen

presentation from D. Zetzsche (1)

presentation from D. Zetzsche (2)

4th July 2017 - Software for Fintech Optimization and Financial Inclusion

presentation from Dr Klein and Dr Bissyandé

21 June 2017 - Corporate innovation, collaborative platforms,changing market dynamics

Presentation from Dr. Zsofia Kraussl

May 2017 - FinTech in light of Big Data and the GDPR

Presentation from Prof. Cole Mark

27 April 2017 - Experimental Insights into Smart Contracts

Presentation from Dr STATE Radu

15 March 2017 - CALCURIX: a "tailor-made" RM software

Presentation from Prof. Schiltz and Ismael Fadiga

10 February 2017 - Secure and Compliant Data Management in FinTech Applications, Prof. Lionel Briand

Presentation from Prof. Briand (pdf)

25 January 2017 - Smart Regulation: Regulatory Sandbox, Prof. Dirk Zetzsche


24 November 2016 - FinTech for Finance: Impact and Implications, Kalle Rille


18 October 2016 – Bitcoin and Regulation, Jean-Louis Schiltz


Download the presentation (pdf)