New York Lawyers-Up On BitLicense

By Inside Bitcoins Oct 17, 2014 12:58 PM EST

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NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — On Tuesday, October 21 — the deadline for comments regarding New York State’s BitLicense proposal — the industry will lawyer-up. On that very day, the New York Law School will present “Bitcoin Law: Regulations and Transactions,” a half-day conference from 8:45 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on “the Internet of money.”

A keynote presentation by Charles Cascarilla, CEO and co-founder of itBit will begin the event. Legal, financial and technical experts will then discuss the hurdles and hopes of cryptocurrencies in two panel discussions. The first is entitled “The New Landscape for Federal and State Regulation of Cryptocurrencies,” followed by “Trading and Decentralized Ledger Transactions.”

Speakers include: Emily H. Goodman Binick, vice president and senior counsel for the Enterprise Growth Group, American Express Company; Miles Cowan CEO of Tillit Inc.; Adam Krellenstein, co-founder of Counterparty; Jaron Lukasiewicz, CEO of Coinsetter; Marco Santori, counsel at Nesenoff & Miltenberg LLP, and chairmanof Bitcoin Foundation’s regulatory affairs committee; Brian Stoeckert, managing director of CoinComply and Houman B. Shadab, professor of law and co-director for the Center for Business and Financial Law at the New York Law School.

Registration is free and RSVPs are appreciated. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. and the event will include a continental breakfast. There will be a video replay of the event at www.nyls.edu. The New York Law School is located at 185 West Broadway, at Leonard Street.

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