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Webcast: Digital Assets – Closing the Regulatory Net

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October 27, 2022

In anticipation of the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in October on regulatory and supervisory approaches to stablecoins and other crypto-assets, our Global Financial Regulatory Practice Group Join us for this webcast hosted by Discuss the latest legal and regulatory developments in the digital asset market, including:

  1. FSB recommendations and what they mean for global regulation and supervision of stablecoin arrangements and crypto markets
  2. Hong Kong and Singapore Digital Asset Regulation Trends
  3. Developments in UK and EU digital asset regulation, including the Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) regulation
  4. U.S. Digital Asset Regulation Trends

Discuss how these regulatory and supervisory developments will affect digital asset businesses operating or serving in these major jurisdictions, and how businesses will affect stablecoins. Share insights on how to anticipate and prepare for the wave of regulatory and supervisory reform that will give other crypto assets. In addition, the team has extensive experience in helping clients navigate global regulation and engage with leading global regulators to provide forecasts on the future of digital asset regulation, supervision, and enforcement policies. Brings

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Panelists:

William HarrattA partner in our Hong Kong office and co-chair of the firm’s Global Financial Regulation Practice Group, he is one of the most prominent regulatory attorneys in the Asia-Pacific region. He maintains close relationships with key regulatory authorities both at the local jurisdictional level and at the international level. He is heavily involved in regulatory reform initiatives and regularly leads discussions with regulators on behalf of the financial services industry. This includes close collaboration with major industry associations such as ASIFMA and his AIMA. Will has particular expertise in the regulation of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets, advising the world’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges and regulated financial institutions on a variety of key strategic issues in this space. I came. This includes advising cryptocurrency exchanges on regulatory restructuring, high-profile regulatory investigations, and processing license applications in multiple jurisdictions.

Michelle M. Kirshner He is a partner in the London office and co-chairs the firm’s Global Financial Regulation Practice Group. Mr. Kirschner advises a wide range of financial institutions and fintech companies in areas such as systems and controls, market abuse, conduct of business, and regulatory change management. He EU and UK regulatory requirements and expectations.

Jeffrey Steiner He is a partner in the Washington, DC office, co-chair of the firm’s Global Financial Regulation Practice Group, chair of the firm’s Derivatives Practice, and co-leader of the firm’s Digital Currency and Blockchain Technology Group. Mr. Steiner advises a variety of clients on regulatory, legislative, enforcement and trading issues related to OTC and exchange-traded derivatives, commodities and securities. He also advises clients such as exchanges, financial institutions and fintech companies on issues related to digital assets and cryptocurrencies. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Special Advisor to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

Grace Chong He is the Of Counsel for Gibson Dunn’s Singapore office and a member of the firm’s Global Financial Regulatory Group. She is consistently listed as one of her top 10 FinTech lawyers in Singapore, chambers fintech In 2022, clients say she is “extremely knowledgeable and shares her knowledge of MAS and market trends”. Additionally, she is recommended by Singapore’s financial services regulations Regal 500 The 2022 guide says she is “one of the best crypto regulation lawyers in Singapore.” Mr Chong is an elected board member of Singapore’s Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups (ACCESS), has been closely involved in regulatory reform initiatives in the region, and represents the financial services industry in discussions with regulators. has led.


MCLE Credit Information:

New York: Both programs are approved for a maximum of 1 credit hour, of which 1 credit hour may be applied in the area of ​​professional practice requirements, in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Board of Continuing Legal Education. These courses are approved for transfer/non-transfer credit.

California: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP certifies that these webinars have been approved by the California Bar Association for 1 hour MCLE credit.

England and Wales: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is licensed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to provide CPD training in-house. These programs are approved for one hour of his CPD credit. Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (No. 324652).

Connecticut: Neither the Connecticut Division of Justice nor the Board of Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or certify any CLE provider or activity. In this provider’s opinion, these webinars qualify for a maximum of 1 hour against annual CLE requirements in Connecticut, including her 0 hours of ethics/professionalism.

Colorado, Illinois, Texas, Virginia, Washington: Applications for approval are pending with bar associations in Colorado, Illinois, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.

Hong Kong: An application for approval of the 27 October webinar only is pending with the Hong Kong Law Society for 1 CPD credit.

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