Asset Tokenization and Blockchain

New York City Bar Association · Asset Tokenization and Blockchain

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Robert Schwinger and Hector Ivan Velez are Co-Chairs of the Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain Subcommittee of the City Bar Task Force on Digital Technologies. They unpacked four key use cases for asset tokenization – real estate, art, commodities and carbon credits – in order to cover the basics of tokenization, the potential for democratizing access to investment opportunity, and the barriers to adoption. 

Tune in to hear about:  

  • How tokenization could open global markets in some assets 
  • How courts have treated tokenized assets 
  • The risks presented by the tokenization of assets 
  • The legal and regulatory challenges to adoption of asset tokenization