Blockchain and Digital Currencies: Trends and Updates in the 2018 Landscape

Broadcast Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
CPE Catalog
M. Ridgway Barker
Ken Joseph
Teresa M. Tomchak


About Withers Bergman LLP

Founded over 100 years ago, Withers is a leading international law firm for global businesses, their equity and debt stakeholders, and the executives who manage them. The firm is one of the largest tax law firms in the world and consists of over 160 partners supported by more than 1,000 people across 16 strategically located international offices.

Its global corporate team has the depth and diversity of knowledge to advise on issues that arise over the entire life cycle of a company, from securing initial investment and raising follow on equity and debt capital privately and publicly, to structuring executive and incentive compensation, protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights and day-to-day operational issues, and managing complex governance issues, to completing mergers, acquisitions and exit strategies. They excel at working with corporate clients both large and small, new and long-established and domestic and international. With their unique in-house as well as law firm experience, they focus on anticipating issues and finding solutions, efficiently and cost-effectively. In 2016, the corporate group were involved on billions of dollars of projects across industries such as technology, hotels and hospitality, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, luxury products and banking and finance.


About Duff & Phelps, LLC

Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. We work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, our firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world. For more information, visit


About Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP is a leading BC Law Firm with offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, and Victoria. Our full-service firm represents some of the largest public and private institutions and corporations in the province, offering versatile and innovative approaches to legal issues for over 100 years. We balance a strong regional presence with an expanding international practice that includes U.S., European, and Asia-Pacific based clients. Farris offers a full range of legal services in the areas of corporate law, tax & wealth management, litigation, and labour and employment.