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Europe's Only Digital Currencies Event Addressing the Impact on eCommerce and Financial Services Including EY, McAfee and the Bitcoin Foundation

LONDON, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Leading eCommerce and Financial Services organisations are due to speak at the first ever Digital Money Summit, a two-day event addressing the opportunities and threats associated with crypto-currencies on a global scale.

http://www.digitalmoneysummit.com/news

The conference, hosted by Finance IQ - a division of global events company IQPC - will be a unique opportunity for leaders from the finance, venture capital, retail and digital currencies to discuss key issues for the industry including:

  • A legal, tax and regulatory outlook
  • Security and fraud: Concerns and potential benefits
  • Transactional benefits and difficulties for merchants and consumers
  • Volatility trends and outlook for both institutional and private traders

"We believe bitcoin can become a major means of payment for eCommerce and may emerge as a serious competitor to traditional money transfer providers"

- David Woo, Head of Global Rates and Currencies Research, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Speakers at this industry forum will include:

  • Matthew Rees,  Assistant Director, EY (Ernst and Young)
  • Richard Asquith, Head of VAT & IPT, TMF Group
  • Raj Samani, VP, EMEA Chief Technology Officer, McAfee
  • Jon Matonis, Executive Director, Bitcoin Foundation
  • Antonis Polemitis, MD, Ledra Capital & The University of Nicosia
  • Radoslav Albrecht, MD, Bitbond.net and Board Member Bundesverband Bitcoin e.V.
  • Vinay Gupta, Associate Fellow, ISRS University College London
  • Roger Willis, Fraud Investigation Executive, EY (Ernst & Young)
  • Tom Robinson, Co-Founder, Elliptic
  • Eitan Jankelwitz, Associate, Sheridans
  • John Henderson, Principal, White Star Capital
  • Javier Marti, Managing Director, Bitcoin Global Investments
  • Edgar Edmund, CEO, Minds Incorporated
  • Michael Parsons, Consultant, BitcoinByte

Digital Money 2014 will take place on 27th - 28th May 2014 in London, UK. Find the full programme, speaker list and registration form at http://www.digitalmoneysummit.com/news, call +44(0)20-7036-1300 or email [email protected].

Media contact: Nishkala Thiru, +44(0)20-7368-9725, [email protected] or visit http://www.digitalmoneysummit.com/news.

Press are invited to attend this important industry forum. If you would like a complimentary press pass please email Nishkala Thiru at [email protected]

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