Session details

12th Annual London Finance and Capital Markets Conference

16 Jan - 17 Jan 2023

Session information

Decentralised Finance (DeFi): How blockchain-based finance works and how it is treated for tax purposes


Taxation Section (Lead)


  • What is Decentralised Finance (DeFi)?
  • How are lending transactions on marketplaces like AAVE taxed?
  • How is the provision of liquidity on DEXes like Uniswap taxed?
  • How is the provision of insurance coverage on Nexus Mutual taxed?
  • What are the tax consequences of DeFi rug pulls?

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Niklas Schmidt WOLF THEISS Rechtsanwälte GmbH & Co KG, Vienna, Austria


James Brockhurst Forsters, London, England
Marcel Jung MLL Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep AG, Zürich, Switzerland
Pallav Raghuvanshi Greenberg Traurig, New York, New York, USA
Bruno Ramos de Sousa Legal and Compliance Officer, Hashdex, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Stefan Richter YPOG Partnerschaft v RA Stb mbB Schnittker+Partner, Hamburg, Germany
Elise Tek CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

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