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Monday, June 4 • 12:15pm - 1:10pm
Around the world (of blockchain) in 80 days

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Jules Verne’s classic novel, “Around the World in 80 Days” took Phileas Fogg, and readers, around the world on a 20k bet to see if it could be done in 80 days. Would the bet today have been done in cryptocurrency? How amazed would Phileas have been with the range of blockchains and dramatically varied viewpoints about their regulation? This session will lift the Fogg on this important new sector.

Moderators
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Judith Rinearson

Partnet, K&L Gates LLP
Judith Rinearson is an attorney who is a recognized authority in the laws of prepaid cards and emerging payment products. As a Partner at the global law firm Bryan Cave LLP, Judie leads the firm’s Payments Group which covers the full gamut of payment products, from checks and money... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Vic Arulchandran

Vic Arulchandran

COO, Nivaura
Vic is the COO and co-founder of Nivaura, a UK based regulated FinTech startup who issued the worlds first automated legally compliant cryptocurrency denominated financial instruments cleared and settled entirely on public blockchain infrastructure as part of the UK's FCA regulatory... Read More →
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Mary Beth Buchanan

General Counsel, Kraken
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Greg Medcraft

Director, OECD
Greg Medcraft is Director of the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs of the OECD since November 2017 contributing guidance, strategy and support for the Directorate’s policy and standard-setting work.Mr. Medcraft has extensive experience working on financial markets... Read More →
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Thomas Moser

Alternate Member of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
Thomas Moser is Alternate Member of the Governing Board and Deputy Head of Department I of the Swiss National Bank since the beginning of 2010. The scope of business of Department I includes Economic Affairs, International Affairs, Statistics, Legal Services, and Communications.   Before... Read More →
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Remington Ong

Partner, Fenbushi Capital
Remington Ong is a partner at Fenbushi Capital, one of the earliest and most active blockchain-focused venture capital firms, where he has managed investments into over 40 leading startups around the world leveraging blockchain technology to disrupt a wide range of industries. He... Read More →


Monday June 4, 2018 12:15pm - 1:10pm
The High Wire Stage