New York City Chapter

Digital Practice Group CLE: Demystifying Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Advising the Business on Emerging Legal, Ethical and Compliance Risks ~ Sponsored by Charles River Associates



The Penn Club
30 West 44th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

The club’s dress code requires business casual attire or better.



Please join us for a robust panel discussion of:

  1. Key business/legal overview of cryptocurrencies and public/private blockchains
  2. Critical risks for in-house counsel to help vet and “issue-spot,” including:
    (a) Risks posed by cryptocurrency and blockchain, including transactional fraud risks, contractual enforceability risks, cybersecurity risks, risks to intellectual property, and compliance risks
    (b) Corporate governance and the blockchain
    (c) Ethical concerns in cryptocurrency transactions
    (d) Jurisdiction and forum issues



Shawnna Hoffman-Childress, Cognitive Legal Co-Leader, IBM

Honorable Troy Paredes, Esq., former Commissioner of the US Securities and Exchange Commission

Louis Scharringhausen, Principal, Charles River Associates

Vincent P. “Trace” Schmeltz, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Will Turner, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP (Moderator)


Credits: 2
State: NY
Category: Profesional Practice; Suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys


Members: FREE
Non-members: $50 (must be in-house counsel)

Sponsored By:

Charles River Associates


Hosted by: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

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