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Digital currencies - definitional and regulatory problems 

I International Forum on Personalised Medicine 
The First International Forum on Personalised Medicine will take place on the 2 March 2016 in Warsaw. It is the first project of this magnitude that will gather in one place and time representatives of medical science, pharmaceutical industry, manufacturers of diagnostic equipment, professional and regional associations, as well as politicians and scientists who are interested in the development of personalised medicine in Poland and across the world. The event will be attended by Marta Goląb Gadomska and Gerard Karp.

Discussed issues will include, among others:
the place of personalised medicine in the development of medical sciences
personalised medicine in clinical practice
interdisciplinarity in personalised medicine
ethical conditions and legal environment for the functioning of personalised medicine
financial and organisational challenges for the health care system using the personalised medicine solutions. 

The last item of the forum will be the declaration of the Polish Coalition of Personalised Medicine. The document will be presented by prof. Jacek Fijuth, Chairman of the Polish Society of Oncology. Wierzbowski Eversheds is a founding member of the Coalition.

During the forum the book "Personalised Medicine. Myths, facts, recommendation", edited by Adam Fronczak, will have its premiere. The authors of the chapter "Legal Environment for personalised medicine - chosen aspects" are Marta Gadomska-Gołąb and Gerard Karp.

Event is organised by the Institute for Health Protection, Employers Union of Innovative Pharmaceutical Companies - INFARMA and the Association for Good Clinical Trials Practice in Poland - GCPpl

Honorary patron of the forum is the Health Ministry.

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On 9 December 2016, at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, a scientific conference called Digital Currencies - definitional and regulatory problems, will be held. The organiser of the event is the Department of Civil and Banking Law of the University. Paweł Kuskowski, head of Regulatory Risk and Compliance practice was invited to give a presentation. The conference will be broadcasted

Paweł Kuskowski will conduct a presentation entitled: Digital currency and money laundering, and financing of terrorism from the perspective of financial institutions.

The programme will also cover: 

  • Digital currencies market in Poland
  • Technology of decentralised  blockchain data register 
  • Cryptocurrency and the classification of digital money
  • The state of discussions on the regulation of dispersed registries technology and digital currencies in Poland
  • Digital currencies in the European Union and the rest of the world
  • Dedicated regulatory environment for innovation in financial services
  • Taxation of transactions using a digital currency Bitcoin - selected practical problems
  • Criminological aspects of the use of digital currency by organised crime
  • Proposals for practical security of digital currency in criminal cases
  • The functioning of digital currencies as a justification for changes in criminal and litigation law

Participation in the conference is free of charge. To enrol, please send an email to: The number of places is limited.

The detailed conference programme is available here.