Blockchain and the Law: The Path Forward for a Responsible Blockchain Sector


June 14, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

Blockchain and the Law: The Path Forward for a Responsible Blockchain Sector

Thursday, June 14, 2018

4 - 6:30  p.m.

Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom
Cardozo School of Law
55 5th Avenue

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Blockchain technology is poised to transform financial services and raising significant regulatory issues at the same time. Join us for a unique conversation with current and former top federal and state regulators to discuss current challenges facing blockchain technology and the law, featuring:

Rob Cohen - Chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Cyber Unit

Dan Gallagher - Former SEC commissioner and Chief Legal Officer for Mylan Pharmaceuticals.

Manisha Sheth - Executive Deputy Attorney General for Economic Justice at New York State Office of the Attorney General

Cassandra Lentchner - Deputy Superintendent of Compliance and Regulatory Standards at the New York Department of Financial Services

Aaron Wright ’05 - Associate Clinical Professor of law and Director of Cardozo Blockchain Project at Cardozo Law School

Harold Gordon ’88 - Partner at Jones Day, former Branch Chief, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, New York Regional Office, and an Adjunct Professor at Cardozo Law

Stephen Obie - Partner at Jones Day and formerly a Regional Administrator, Acting Director of the Division of Enforcement, and Chief Trial Attorney in the New York Office of the CFTC. He currently represents and its financial technology subsidiary concerning the use of blockchain technology to trade securities