Navigating the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency World: Exploring the legal, compliance, technical, operational and business hurdles arising from these new technologies

The past few years have been eventful when it comes to blockchains and cryptocurrencies. A notable trend from last year is the rise of blockchain and cryptocurrency related lawsuits, triggering the SEC to announce a crackdown on the industry. This is why different industries have called 2019 the make or break year for these technologies. Come hear what is in store for laws and litigation regarding digital currencies and blockchains.

Join us at ACI’s Legal Forum on Cryptocurrency that will deliver key insights and practical updates on the complex minefield of the regulatory and enforcement developments and how to minimize compliance risks.



Distinguished Co-Chairs:


Chris Daniel
Paul Hastings (Atlanta, GA)

Barrie VanBrackle
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Washington, DC)


Industry Insights from:

  • American Express
  • Celsius Network
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
  • Coinbase
  • Circle
  • eToro
  • FS Vector
  • GDPR Designers
  • itBit
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • KoreConX
  • Paxos
  • Ripple
  • ShapeShift
  • Western Union


A great opportunity to hear from our esteemed faculty who can share meaningful insights on how they stay current on the latest ways blockchain and crypto is being implemented, looked at, its applications, and understanding how you can decipher through multiple regulatory and legal implications this technology can create.


Legal Insights from:

  • Duane Morris
  • Duff & Phelps
  • Hogan Lovells
  • K&L Gates
  • O’Melveny& Myers
  • Orrick,Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Paul Hastings
  • Pillsbury
  • Winthrop Shaw Pitman
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr


Attend this event to:

  • Gain insights into recent regulatory guidance – how can you prepare for the future of cryptocurrency?
  • Understanding the challenges that cryptocurrencies pose for consumer protection
  • Examine the sanctions-related landscape with cryptocurrency
  • Forecast future uses and compliance implications
  • Meet with top thought leaders and industry counterparts to decipher the regulatory landscape and expand your network


Be part of the only conference which brings together legal, regulatory and compliance leaders to discuss the compliance challenges of cryptocurrency.


Who will attend?

In-House and Compliance Professionals Within the Areas of Financial Products:

  • Payments
  • Retailers
  • Startups
  • Banks
  • Card Networks
  • Telecom Companies

Technology/Internet Companies, including:

  • General Counsel
  • CEOs
  • CCOs
  • COOs
  • Compliance Counsel
  • Product Managers
  • Risk Officers/Managers
  • AML Counsel
  • Privacy Officers
  • Data Security Officers
  • Analysts

Private practices attorneys specializing in:

  • Banking Law
  • Insurance
  • Prepaid
  • AML Compliance
  • Privacy/Data Security
  • Cybersecurity
  • Financial Services Regulatory Compliance
  • Virtual/Digital Currencies
  • Payment Systems
  • Fintech, Hedge Funds
  • Private Equity
  • Mortgage, Loans
  • Consumer Finance

Event Contacts

For programme/content information and speaking, please contact:

Lilli Seidman Davis
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5529
[email protected]

For media partnership opportunities please contact:

Andrea Sachs
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5224
[email protected]

For sponsorship opportunities please contact:

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