Bitcoin: Legal and Regulatory Considerations

05/08/2014 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Banking + Financial Services, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, Mobile Payments, and Financial Technology

Joy S. MacIntyreObrea O. Poindexter, and Jeremy R. Mandell

Obrea O. PoindexterJeremy R. Mandell, and Joy S. MacIntyre

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Joseph Marano
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Obrea Poindexter, a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s Financial Services Practice Group, Joy MacIntyre, an of counsel in Morrison & Foerster’s Federal Tax Practice Group, and Jeremy Mandell, an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Financial Services Practice Group, will discuss the legal risks facing participants in the Bitcoin ecosystem and the current regulatory landscape. Among other things, Ms. Poindexter, Ms. MacIntyre and Mr. Mandell will discuss:

  • The application of the Bank Secrecy Act and FinCEN regulation to Bitcoin ecosystem participants;
  • The application of state money transmitter laws to Bitcoin ecosystem participants; and
  • The current political climate around Bitcoin and other virtual currencies.

NY and CA CLE credit is pending.

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