New York Partner Mary Beth Buchanan will speak during the ABA’s 2017 Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency National Institute, April 10 in New York City. This program is dedicated to in-depth analysis of the emerging legal issues and the latest legal events concerning digital currencies, like Bitcoin, and blockchain technology.

Speakers and panelists will explore topics such as blockchain innovations and opportunities, emerging intellectual property Issues, global regulatory efforts and recent law enforcement actions. They also will address how businesses (including startups), law enforcement and regulators are approaching digital currency and blockchain technology, as well as future trends. 

Buchanan concentrates her practice on white collar criminal defense, SEC, CFTC and FINRA enforcement matters, corporate and accounting fraud, internal investigations, corporate compliance, foreign corrupt practices violations, congressional investigations and complex civil litigation. She is also chair of the firm’s Digital Currency Team. Buchanan also served as the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania from September 2001 to November 2009, where she oversaw the prosecution of more than 5,000 cases. Buchanan joined Bryan Cave from the United Nations, where she served as the ethics and reputational risk officer.

This event will include panelists from the MIT Media Lab, Coin Center, Bitfury, as well as the SEC’s Digital Currency Taskforce. For more information or to register for the program, please click here.