ICO and Crypto Currency


Crypto / virtual currency as investment, ICOs, regulations and beyond
A notable person recently said - "Virtual currencies, perhaps most notably Bitcoin, have captured the imagination of some, struck fear among others, and confused the heck out of the rest of us”. More importantly, the SEC got involved both regulating the cryptocurrency investment vehicles and derivative investment products. SEC also provided guidance and ruling on how ICO (coin offerings) should be treated - as securities. While the virtual currency is used across the continents, how they are treated differs in every country. ICOs have become the new IPOs, but still there is a lot of mystery and confusion around them. Intensified by the fact that some crypto-currencies have increased in value by more than 2500% in the past one year. We will give you information and help you get up to speed in this hour.


Friday, November 10th

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Andreas Freund
Professional Tweener, Digital Business Reimaginer, Exponential Strategist & Blockchain Practitioner
 
Lewis Cohen
Partner at Hogan Lovells US LLP
 
Susan Poole
Blockchain. Founder: BlockBridge Advisory: Enterprise, Startups, Identity, Health. Column: ICO CROWD. Advisor: Mooti.