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

Tuesday 17 January (1630 - 1730)


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; Member, Private Client Tax Committee Advisory Board


Marcel Jung MME Legal Tax Compliance, Zug, Switzerland
Pallav Raghuvanshi Greenberg Traurig, New York, New York, USA
Bruno Ramos de Sousa Hashdex, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Stefan Richter YPOG, Hamburg, Germany
Elise Tek CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France