Blockchain Speakers Interview Series
The Blockchain Expo conference arrives in Santa Clara on 28-29 November 2018. The conference features notable experts exploring the industries set to be disrupted the most by blockchain technology.
Introducing Josh Lawler
Josh Lawler leads the New Technology Group at Zuber Lawler & Del Duca, with a particular emphasis on Blockchain (distributed ledger) and artificial intelligence and related technologies. In this capacity, Mr. Lawler counsels clients in respect securities and regulatory matters, including in respect of ICO/TGE projects; Mergers and Acquisitions; and development, licensing, commercial use, acquisition and disposition of all manner of intellectual property.
How will your talk be meaningful for Blockchain Expo attendees?
“Our panel will be instructive for token issuers and investors as both a review and discussion of recent regulatory actions. This includes what they mean for future practical application as well as logistical matters relevant to the sale and exchange of tokens.
For both issuers and purchasers of tokens, failure to attend our conference and to avail yourself of expert counsel can create catastrophic regulatory problems. This can potentially result in unwinding of a token issuance and even jail time.”
What specific tips or insights will attendees get?
“Panel attendees will receive current information to aid them (along with expert counsel) in navigating some of the difficult issues inherent in the new token asset class. For example, all tokens and coins are not the same. Very different law may apply depending on the applicable use case and distribution dynamics. My best tip is, “get good counsel involved early.”
What is date and time of your talk?
“My talk on Cryptocurrencies and Financial Services is on Wednesday November 29th at 2:30 PM.”
Why did you decide to give this talk?
“To the extent possible, I’d like to clear up the FUD surrounding regulatory requirements applicable to token issue. I’d also like to communicate the need for effective, innovative and informed legal counsel. Our firm hopes to foster the continued orderly growth of application of distributed ledger technology across industry and geography.”
About Blockchain Expo North America
Attendees at Blockchain Expo North America can expect to meet with over 8,000 + like-minded individuals, 400+ exhibitors such as IBM, SAP, Hyperledger, Stratis, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and Bitfury, in a series of networking opportunities. The Blockchain Expo will also allow you to ask questions to the events 250+ thought leading speakers in Q&A sessions.