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Criptomonedas y La Ley: Una Visita Rapida

Criptomonedas y La Ley: Una Visita Rapida

Presentation to La Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, April 4, 2018.

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Angela Walch

April 04, 2018
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  1. Cryptocurrencies and the Law: A Whirlwind Tour Angela Walch @angela_walch

    Associate Professor St. Mary’s University School of Law Research Fellow UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey April 4, 2018 1 UCL CENTRE FOR BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES
  2. How We’ll Proceed • Overview of Cryptocurrencies • Where Law

    Fits in with Crypto –Regulation of Cryptocurrencies –Cryptocurrencies’ Role in Law • Current Hot Topics / Trends April 4, 2018 A. Walch, Monterrey Lecture 2
  3. Overview of Cryptocurrencies • Bitcoin and its progeny • Alternative

    to Government Currency • Group Record-Keeping • Maintaining the Record • The Ecosystem • Experimentation!! April 4, 2018 A. Walch, Monterrey Lecture 3
  4. April 4, 2018 A. Walch, Monterrey Lecture 4

  5. April 4, 2018 A. Walch, Monterrey Lecture 5

  6. General Regulatory Challenges • Education of Regulators / Policy Makers

    • Questions of Jurisdiction for Borderless Tech • Enforcement Questions – – Who do you regulate? – How do you find them? • Regulatory Competition / Forum Shopping • Experimentation by Regulators April 4, 2018 A. Walch, Monterrey Lecture 6
  7. Specific Regulatory Topics • Crime (Money Laundering / Illicit Use)

    • Money Transmission • Tax • Token Sales / Initial Coin Offerings / Exchanges • Financialization of Cryptocurrencies – Futures / ETFs / Hedge Funds – Systemic Risk? • Data Protection • Fraud / Scams April 4, 2018 A. Walch, Monterrey Lecture 7
  8. Cryptocurrencies Role In Law • Smart Contracts • Distributed Autonomous

    Organizations • Automated Dispute Resolution April 4, 2018 A. Walch, Monterrey Lecture 8
  9. Hot Topics / Trends • Regulators are paying attention now.

    • Race to regulate or facilitate – global issue. • Intersection between cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. • Marketing Via Legislation. • Central Bank Digital Currency? April 4, 2018 A. Walch, Monterrey Lecture 9
  10. Angela Walch angelawalch.com Twitter: @angela_walch awalch@stmarytx.edu UCL CENTRE FOR BLOCKCHAIN

    TECHNOLOGIES Thank you!