Fintech & Regtech Leaders to Explore Intersection of Innovation and Regulation at November 15 Event

ARLINGTON, VA (November 9, 2018)—Legal experts, financial authorities, innovators, and government officials will come together to explore the growth and legal implications of financial technology and regulatory technology at an event hosted by Bloomberg Law and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology taking place Thursday, November 15 from noon – 5 p.m. at the Bloomberg L.P. offices in San Francisco.

The event will provide practical insights into the rapid changes in law, finance, regulation, and technology. Topics to be covered include how businesses are leveraging the latest innovations to mitigate risk and ensure compliance, how startups are using ICOs, new blockchain-based methods to raise capital, and how regulators are responding to these new developments and related business practices.

“The evolving and uncertain nature of the FinTech frontier presents increasing legal and regulatory challenges, which require global perspectives and technological innovations to solve,” said Alex Butler, vice president of analysis and content for Bloomberg Law. “Bloomberg Law is excited to collaborate with the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology to be at the forefront of these issues and this event will arm attendees with the perspectives they need to operate in this rapidly shifting technical, legal and compliance environment.”

The event begins with a keynote conversation with Tom Brown, a partner in the litigation department at Paul Hastings whose practice focuses on competition law and legal issues affecting the financial services industry. Additional featured speakers include:

  • Kirsten Albers-Fiedler, Legal Engineer, Open Law
  • Raj Aji, General Counsel and Compliance Officer,
  • Mason Borda, CEO & Co-Founder, Tokensoft
  • Alex Davidov, General Partner, Abstract Ventures
  • Nicole Farrar, Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs, Coinbase
  • Daniel S. Friedberg, Chair, Payment Systems and Counsel, Technology Transactions, Fenwick & West LLP
  • Hailey Lennon, Director of Compliance, bitFlyer
  • Margaret Liu, Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Conference of State Bank Supervisors
  • Nima Maleki, Corporate Counsel, Velton Zegelman PC
  • Neal Reiter, Director, IdentityMind Global
  • Joe Robinson, Co-Founder & CEO, Hummingbird
  • Daryl E. Shetterly, Director of Orrick Analytics, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Nancy Wojtas, Partner, Cooley LLP

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