(Webinar) Cryptocurrency & Compliance: Increased Regulation, Financial Crime & Sanctions Risks

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Program Chair & Moderator:

Brandon Smith
Director, UBS

  • This program will focus on the history of cryptocurrency, increasing regulatory guidance, and how compliance programs and attorneys address the financial crime and sanctions risks. An expert panel will address the issue from different perspectives, including the client, compliance officer, and small and large firms representing cryptocurrency businesses.

    The key items you will learn include:

    • The history of cryptocurrency
    • Regulatory guidance effecting the status of cryptocurrency businesses
    • Financial crime and sanctions risks associated with cryptocurrency
    • How compliance departments and attorneys maintain relationships with cryptocurrency businesses

    Program Fee:
    $49 for Members | $99 for Nonmembers
    In-House Counsel: Free for Members

  • Robert Kim
    Senior Legal Analyst, Bloomberg Law

    Keith Miller
    Perkins Coie

    Carol Van Cleef

    James Vivenzio
    Lead BSA/AML Attorney, OCC (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency)

    Jerome Walker
    Jerome Walker PLLC

    Minakshi Yerra
    Senior Director, BSA & Sanctions (BSA Officer)

  • 6:00 pm – 6:05 pm

    6:05 pm – 6:20 pm
    History of Cryptocurrency

    6:20 pm – 6:35 pm
    Financial Crime and Sanctions Risks

    6:35 pm – 6:55 pm
    Increased Regulation – Recently Issued and Existing Guidance Impacting the Use of Cryptocurrency

    6:55 pm – 7:15 pm
    The Client Perspective – How Cryptocurrency Businesses Comply with Regulatory Guidance and Address Financial Crime Risks

    7:15 pm – 7:30 pm
    Challenges Faced by Attorneys and Compliance Programs with Customer Relationships Involving Cyptocurrency Firms

    7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
    The Way Forward – How Regulatory Guidance and Financial Crime Risks for Cryptocurrency will Evolve in the Future

    7:45 pm – 8:00 pm
    Questions & Answers

  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    2.0 Professional Practice
    New Jersey:
    2.0 General
    2.0 General
    1.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Compliance, Patrick T. Campbell, Chair
    Inter-American Affairs, Michael A. Fernandez, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org