Poised for Takeoff? The Outlook for Crypto & Blockchain in 2020

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Cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based technologies have the potential to dramatically transform business, government, and global economic activity. Until now, this potential has been slowed by regulatory concerns that encompass consumer protection, tax compliance, securities and commodities oversight, financial surveillance, anti-money laundering, and privacy and identity, to name a few. Will 2020 bring progress, or will policy frictions continue to stymie innovation?

Watch the discussion with industry experts as they delve into the policy challenges triggered by crypto assets and blockchain, the current state of play, and shared insights on a path forward that will unleash the benefits of these technological innovations while maintaining the necessary legal and regulatory guardrails.

Panelists include:

  • Chris Brummer, Professor & Director, Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown University
  • Jesse Overall, Associate, Clifford Chance
  • Ted Serafini, Director of Global Policy, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
  • Patrick South, VP of Development, Chamber of Digital Commerce

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