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The Ever Complex World of ICOs Regulations: How to Maximize Opportunities and Mitigate Risks

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 11/05/2019 12:00 pm 11/05/2019 2:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: The Ever Complex World of ICOs Regulations: How to Maximize Opportunities and Mitigate Risks If you haven’t registered for this event please click here:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=134987\r\n Early this year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published its new regulatory guidance for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Primarily focusing on tokens, the guidance clarifies how and when ICOs may be classified as securities. Although the guideline offers some clarity for issuers, it fails to address a number of questions, such as the issue of broker-dealers’ custody. \n \nThe Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization that develops policies related to anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), also issued new crypto standards this year. The guidance, if implemented by member states including the U.S., would mandate companies dealing with tokens to follow the current Know Your Customer (KYC) and AML/CFT protocols. \n \nAs attempts to formalize the crypto industry continue, efforts to regulate ICOs will also emerge. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will present an in-depth analysis of the recent regulatory developments relating to ICOs. Speakers will also provide the best practices and strategies to maximize business opportunities bought by ICOs while mitigating exposure to potential non-compliance risks. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n ICOs: Regulatory Updates \n Common Legal Risks and Issues \n Practical Strategies to Maximize Opportunities \n Best Compliance Practices \n What Lies Ahead \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/ever-complex-world-of-icos-regulations/

Online CLE ICOs Regulations

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE ICOs Regulations Webinar. Early this year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published its new regulatory guidance for initial coin offerings (ICOs). Primarily focusing on tokens, the guidance clarifies how and when ICOs may be classified as securities. Although the guideline offers some clarity for issuers, it fails to address a number of questions, such as the issue of broker-dealers’ custody.

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization that develops policies related to anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), also issued new crypto standards this year. The guidance, if implemented by member states including the U.S., would mandate companies dealing with tokens to follow the current Know Your Customer (KYC) and AML/CFT protocols.

As attempts to formalize the crypto industry continue, efforts to regulate ICOs will also emerge.

In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will present an in-depth analysis of the recent regulatory developments relating to ICOs. Speakers will also provide the best practices and strategies to maximize business opportunities bought by ICOs while mitigating exposure to potential non-compliance risks.

Key topics include:

  • ICOs: Regulatory Updates
  • Common Legal Risks and Issues
  • Practical Strategies to Maximize Opportunities
  • Best Compliance Practices
  • What Lies Ahead

Agenda

Dale A. Werts, Partner
Lathrop Gage

Who Should Attend

  • Digital Finance Lawyers
  • In-house Counsel from Cryptocurrency Companies
  • Securities Lawyers
  • Digital Finance Professionals
  • Investors
  • Financial Crime Attorneys & Consultants
  • Finance Risk and Compliance Executives

Online CLE ICOs Regulations

Dale A. Werts, Partner
Lathrop Gage

Online CLE ICOs Regulations

Online CLE ICOs Regulations

Dale A. WertsPartnerLathrop Gage

Dale Werts focuses his practice on technology transfers and commercialization, corporate and general business law, and mergers and acquisitions. His technology experience includes data-related issues, blockchain technology implementation and cryptocurrency-related issues, virtual property transfers, software and technology licensing, hardware acquisition agreements, vendor and affiliate arrangements, and offshore structures. Dale has represented the virtual property industry in massive multiplayer online gaming for over 20 years, including work with respect to privacy policies, terms of use, terms of sale, financings, affiliate arrangement, payment processing arrangements, banking relationships, corporate governance, acquisitions, intellectual property acquisition and protection, and litigation.  Recent work in the blockchain/cryptocurrency space has included initial coin offerings, token sales and distribution agreements, securities analyses, privacy-related issues, US regulatory issues, and foreign cryptocurrency exchange regulation and formation, and related trademark, patent and litigation matters.


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Online CLE ICOs Regulations

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of the blockchain technology

Course Code:
   148350

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Founded in Kansas City, Missouri in 1873, Lathrop Gage is a 250-lawyer AmLaw Second Hundred firm with offices in 10 cities from Los Angeles to Boston. Our attorneys provide strategic guidance in litigation, business and intellectual property law. From the research lab to the factory floor, from oil fields to skyscrapers, our clients are the backbone of our economy. For more than a century, it has been our privilege and our passion to help them achieve their most important ambitions. We look beyond purely legal issues to understand your industry, your competitive landscape, your aspirations as well as your challenges. Lathrop Gage prides itself on being an innovative firm by encouraging growth of modern legal services and the hiring of like-minded legal professionals.

Website: https://www.lathropgage.com/

Dale Werts focuses his practice on technology transfers and commercialization, corporate and general business law, and mergers and acquisitions. His technology experience includes data-related issues, blockchain technology implementation and cryptocurrency-related issues, virtual property transfers, software and technology licensing, hardware acquisition agreements, vendor and affiliate arrangements, and offshore structures. Dale has represented the virtual property industry in massive multiplayer online gaming for over 20 years, including work with respect to privacy policies, terms of use, terms of sale, financings, affiliate arrangement, payment processing arrangements, banking relationships, corporate governance, acquisitions, intellectual property acquisition and protection, and litigation.  Recent work in the blockchain/cryptocurrency space has included initial coin offerings, token sales and distribution agreements, securities analyses, privacy-related issues, US regulatory issues, and foreign cryptocurrency exchange regulation and formation, and related trademark, patent and litigation matters.

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