The rise of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin has gained widespread attention since its inception in 2009. Whether skeptical of its viability or excited about its potential for industry disruption, everyone from investment banks and large corporates, to entrepreneurs and emerging companies and even the regulators are paying attention. This webinar will discuss the U.S. regulators' current positions on cryptocurrency and its underlying technology, the blockchain, its potential applications in the financial industry as well as current regulation and market views on a global level.
Alan W. Avery, Partner, Financial Institutions Group, Latham & Watkins LLP
Benjamin A. Naftalis, Partner, White Collar Defense & Investigations, Latham & Watkins LLP
Yvette D. Valdez, Counsel, Financial Institutions Group, Latham & Watkins LLP
Stephen P. Wink, Partner, Financial Institutions Group, Latham & Watkins LLP