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Trends and Developments in Cryptocurrency: What the Experts are Seeing in the Tracing, Seizing and Safeguarding of Digital Assets, and Why So Much Value is Being Lost

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Together with Lowenstein Sandler, join McMillan on Tuesday, April 25 for a series of engaging panels with industry leaders who will share valuable insights into the newest crypto trends and developments, with a particular emphasis on the below areas of risk.

A networking reception for interested professionals in the space will follow the panel discussions for in-person attendees.

For legal practitioners, this program qualifies for up to 2 hours and 15 minutes Substantive CPD Hours Ontario, 2 hours and 15 minutes CPD in BC, and 2 hours and 15 minutes CLE in Quebec.

Agenda and Speakers
(Participants are welcome to join all discussions or only attend the ones they wish.)

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Registration (in-person)
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Cryptocurrency, Digital Asset Tracing, and Global Enforcement Trends:
Code is Law Meets Courtroom Law
Join an expert panel discussion on new crypto developments impacting U.S., Canadian and the global markets, and specific trends industry experts, law enforcement and legal experts are seeing in digital asset-tracing and how judicial enforcement tools are evolving to help track, freeze and seize the proceeds of crypto attacks.

Panelists: Benjamin Bathgate, McMillan LLP, Canada; Kathleen McGee, Lowenstein Sandler, US; and Dhawal Shah, Bison Fund, Canada

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Crypto: What You Need to Know When Digital Platforms Go Bust
Join an expert panel discussion on new developments in the emerging field of digital asset bankruptcies and insolvencies.

Panelists: Andrew Behlmann, Lowenstein Sandler, US; Waël Rostom, McMillan LLP, Canada; and Sharon S Hamilton, Ernst & Young Inc., Canada

4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Safeguarding Digital Assets:
Custody Considerations, Best Practices, and Regulatory Obligations
Join an expert panel discussion on how to satisfy regulatory and client obligations and expectations for safekeeping digital assets.

Panelists: Will Brannan, Lowenstein Sandler, US; Michael Gord, GDA Capital, Canada; and Jeffrey Gebert, McMillan LLP, Canada

5:15 pm – 6:00 pm Networking Reception (in-person)

Details and Registration

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

In-Person 2:30 pm – 5:15 pm ET | Multi Panel Discussions
5:15 pm – 6:00 pm ET | Networking ReceptionMcMillan LLP – Brookfield Place
181 Bay Street, Suite 4400
Toronto, M5J 2T3
Online The full program will be streamed live. Log-in details will be e-mailed after registration is complete.

For more information and to RSVP to this event, please contact

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