Speaking Engagement

Richard D Lutkus Presents at ACC Chicago Chapter

"Demystifying Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Advising the Business on Emerging Legal, Ethical and Compliance Risk"

10/25/2018

Chicago, IL
Union League Club of Chicago
President’s Hall, 2nd Floor
65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
 
Seyfarth Shaw Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Blockchain Technologies Team Richard Lutkus co-presented “Demystifying Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Advising the Business on Emerging Legal, Ethical and Compliance Risk,” at the ACC Chicago Chapter Luncheon on October 25, 2018.
 
The presentation provided an overview of the key business/legal considerations of public/private blockchains and cryptocurrencies. The discussion offered insight to in-house counsel on how to vet and “issue-spot, ” including topics such as:
  • Blockchain v. Cryptocurrencies
  • High Tech Investigations
  • Intellectual Property Considerations
  • Intriguing Business Use Cases
  • Chicago and Illinois: an Emerging Hub for Blockchain Businesses
  • Regulatory Landscape
  • Smart Contracts
  • Cybersecurity Considerations
  • Compliance Considerations
  • Corporate Governance Considerations at the Board Level
  • Dispute Resolution, Enforcement, and Jurisdictional Issues
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