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Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

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This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.


Many businesses have adopted blockchain and cryptocurrency tools, but the lack of regulations surrounding them leaves legal questions for corporations and their counsel. Practitioners should stay updated on these evolving issues and the potential impact any regulatory action will have on their practice and clients. Join blockchain experts who will share their predictions on where blockchain regulation will originate and what regulations might be expected, and provide strategies for how companies should prepare for regulatory action.

Educational Objectives:

• Where current regulatory conflicts and issues exist with blockchain 
• What federal and state agencies are currently regulating blockchain and to what extent 
• Predictions for the future of blockchain regulation and how businesses using blockchain should prepare

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

General counsel and law firm counsel. 


Huhnsik Chung
  • Partner
  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

In the FinTech space, Huhnsik has been immersed in blockchain development and deployment in his representation of accelerators, exchanges, sponsors, investors and developers with an emphasis on offshore jurisdictions. As a sought out advisor for his deep understanding of the insurance sector, Huhnsik also represents clients in complicated insurance and reinsurance matters. He has broad insurance regulatory and transactional experience and has represented clients in the formation, acquisition, sale and licensing of insurers, reinsurers, producers, MGAs, captives, risk purchasing and risk retention groups, as well as InsurTech investments, ILS and new product development.

Huhnsik is also regularly called upon to resolve complex commercial disputes arising from the business of insurance. His advisory and litigation practice focuses not only on the commercial markets, but also on the energy sector with an emphasis on oil and gas companies and utilities insured through industry mutuals and captives. Those matters have involved significant first and third-party losses arising from major disasters involving oil rigs and platforms, risers, tankers, pipelines, blowouts, explosions, wildfires, mining, war and terrorism, toxic torts and pollution. Other matters have involved catastrophe bonds, media and telecom, privacy and cyber security, financial institutions and D&O, medical devices, professional services, fidelity, surety and payment bonds, financial guaranty, life, health, disability and aviation.

Huhnsik has lectured and published widely and is often quoted by media on issue of insurance and blockchain. Before joining Stroock, Huhnsik was Chair of Baker & McKenzie’s North America Insurance Practice and Managing Partner of Locke Lord’s New York Offices.

Robert Kim
  • Legal Analyst, Regulatory & Compliance
  • Bloomberg Law

Robert Kim is a Legal Analyst on Bloomberg Law’s Regulatory & Compliance team, with a focus on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) and other financial crimes issues, as well as blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Prior to joining Bloomberg Law, he served as an associate with Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, a senior counsel on the Securities and Exchange Commission staff, manager of the Bank Secrecy Act regulatory enforcement program for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and Deputy Treasury Attaché at U.S. Embassy Baghdad.

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