Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are disrupting conventional payment and currency systems throughout the world. Regulators are closely watching this growing market as entrepreneurs and investors look for ways to create successful companies around virtual currency transactions.
Join former Assistant Director in the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes, Katrina Carroll and former Legislative Director to the Chairwoman of the House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee, Dan Casto as they provide a legal overview on the latest regulatory developments and market trends within the rapidly developing virtual currency industry. Russ Bruemmer, Chair of the firm’s Financial Institutions Practice Group will moderate.
Topics of discussion will include: understanding Bitcoins and other virtual currencies; regulations and other recent developments; anti-money laundering laws and regulations and their impact on virtual currencies; possible regulatory regimes and their impact on the growth of the Bitcoin ecosystem; and discussing what the rapid growth of Bitcoin means for the payments industry.
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FinTech Webinar Series
The WilmerHale FinTech Webinar Series includes complimentary one-hour presentations on the latest legal developments affecting the financial services and technology industries. Attorneys from WilmerHale's FinTech Group provide brief overviews on current trends and new regulations that are changing the business landscape. CLE credit is offered.