Senior Associate, Legal, Regulatory & Compliance at EY , EY Switzerland
Cedric Ming, MLaw, CAMS, is a Senior Associate / Assistant Manager in the Legal, Regulatory & Compliance / Digital Law team at Ernst & Young (“EY”) in Switzerland. He is a seasoned business, legal, regulatory & compliance advisor focusing on Financial Markets Law, with a particular focus on IT (Blockchain, Metaverse, NFTs, Web3, RegTech and AI), as well as ESG.
He is a Co-Founder and the Vice President of MetaverseTalks Association, a leading Web3 Non-Profit in Switzerland dedicated to education and events regarding Metaverse and NFTs. He is a Web3 SME for the Times Professional Learning, a division of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd in India.
Prior to working at EY he work as a Senior Associate in the Compliance, RegTech and Managed Legal Services team at PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd. (“PwC”) in Zürich, Switzerland. He was a consultant in the financial services and non-financial services sectors. His main areas of focus were Financial Crime Compliance, Digital Assets, NFTs, the Metaverse, FinTech, Payments, Banking and Asset Management, AI, ESG, and Data Privacy. Within PwC, he also worked as a Regulatory Auditor in Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Prior to working at PwC he helped grow one of the first Swiss FinTech’s in the area of Payments, which today has over 4 million customers in Switzerland. He has also worked in the areas of Real Estate Investment, as a Start-Up Entrepreneur and Coach, at the Notary, Land Registry & Bankruptcy Bureau, as an English Teacher, and as a Sales and Account Manager for Payments.
He holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Zurich in Business and Financial Law, a Bachelor Degree in Swiss Law, and he did a Bachelors Program in International Management and Economics. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).
Metaverse & NFTs: Opportunities and Risks
A brief intro into the concepts and use cases behind NFTs and the Metaverse. The business and legal opportunities and challenges will also be addressed.