Immaculate Motsi-Omojiade

Research Fellow, Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business, University of Birmingham.

Immaculate Motsi-Omoijiade is a Research Fellow at the Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business, University of Birmingham. She holds a Masters in Public Policy (Economics) from the National University of Singapore and a Masters in Law from the University of Warwick. Immaculate is completing her PhD in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency/Cryptoasset Regulation at the University of Warwick, School of Law. Immaculate’s research on cryptocurrency regulation examines the structure of global cryptocurrency markets and transaction flows; provides a cross-jurisdictional analysis of current regulatory approaches, with a focus on cryptocurrency financial intermediaries, and provides empirically informed recommendations for the regulation of cryptocurrency. In addition to her research activities, Immaculate is a member of the Whitechapel Think Tank, the UK Digital Currency Association and has been a member of the UK National Technical Committee on Blockchain Standards.


2017 – “Financial Intermediation in Cryptocurrency Markets – Regulation, Gaps and Bridges” in Digital bank and internet finance: Alternative finance, financial inclusion, impact investing and decentralized consensus ledger David Lee (ed.) Elsevier
2016 – “Between Scylla and Charybdis: Lessons from a Comparative Analysis of the regulation of Bitcoin in the US and UK” Financial Regulation International, 19: 1 (pp. 8 -16)
2011 – “Accountability and The Second Line of Defence: A Guide to Practical Policy-ing For Ethical Global Credit Rating” in Finance & Bien Commun (39) 2011


Law, Financial Regulation


Blockchain, Digital Currencies, e-Governance, FinTech, Privacy, Systemic Risk, Smart Contracts, Technology Law, Regulation


University of Warwick

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