2018-12-12 Blockchain Nights # 011

Welcome and introduction by Hermann Elendner to the topic of Data on Blockchains - Immutability and Legal Concerns

17:45 – 18:15

I. RegistrationNote that registration is necessary.

18:15 – 18:20

II. Prof. PhD. Hermann ElendnerFinance Group, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Introduction & Welcome

18:20 – 18:35

III. Sophie Beaucamp, LL.M. (1) & Dr. Martin Florian (2)Research Associate (1) / Research Group Lead (2), Weizenbaum Institute
„Liability of Full-Node operators for Data on the Bitcoin Blockchain - Approaches to Legal and Technical Solutions“

18:35 – 18:50

IV. Dr. Knut KarnappAttorney, Petersen Hardraht Pruggmayer
„A chain of blocks – The legal dilemma of blockchaining all the things“

19:05 – 19:20

V. Daniel BögeholzAttorney & Project Associate, Lindenpartners
„Data Processing and Data Protection in the Context of ICOs“

19:20 – 19:35

VI. Rebekka Weiß, LL.M.Head of Data Protection and Consumer Law, Bitkom e.V.
„GDPR and Blockchain – Does that work?“

19:35 – 19:50

VII. Liz SteiningerPartner & Data Security Consultant, TechGDPR
„Private Subscription Payments & GDPR Compliance“

19:50 – 20:10

VIII. BreakNote that we will gather questions for panel discussion.

20:10 – 20:55

IX. Panel DiscussionModerator: To be announced.

About the Blockchain Night Event Series

In a cross-disciplinary cooperation the
  • JP Private Equity (Hermann Elendner) and the
  • LvB Chair of Statistics (Wolfgang Härdle)
  • Institute for Economic Theory II (Macro; Michael Burda), the
  • Chair of Information Systems (Stefan Lessmann), and the
  • Chair of Computer Engineering (Björn Scheuermann)
are organising jointly with the
  • Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society (Research Group 17 - Martin Florian)
a monthly discussion series to foster a factual debate about Crypto-Currencies, Blockchain Technology, and Smart Contracts.


The aim of BlockChain Nights is to bring together students, researchers, and start-ups from Berlin's venture scene. The inter-disciplinary series addresses all interested in business, economics, or technology perspectives – theorists as well as practitioners.


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