Bitcoin and other Digital Currencies: Emerging Issues in Regulation and Enforcement

ABA Business Law Section

06/26/2015 08:00 a.m. - 06:30 p.m.

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

The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

Obrea O. Poindexter

Obrea O. Poindexter

Speaking Engagement

The program will analyze the latest events in regulatory compliance and law enforcement efforts directed at digital currency. The panel will explore what regulators and law enforcement officials are focused on, and the different types of enforcement mechanisms employed on both the state and federal levels.

The panel will consider what significance these trends may have in the future for users and brokers of digital currency. This program promises to be an informative and exciting opportunity for anyone interested in a better understanding of virtual currency and the enforcement mechanisms that are being directed at its use. Topics will include:

  • What is digital currency and how it works?
  • How law enforcement and regulators are approaching digital currencies?
  • What the future might hold?

Partner Obrea Poindexter will speak on a panel titled “Bitcoin: A Primer”.  This session will discuss how Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are fueling a revolution in global payment systems. The panel will explain how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies function, the risks they may pose to users and the manner in which businesses are transacting in them.

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