New York, NY, November 24, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Robert V. Cornish Jr., Of Counsel with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Crowdfunding in 2019: Trends and Updates to Watch For.” This event is scheduled for December 13, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Eastern Time.
For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/cryptocurrency-blockchain-and-crowdfunding-in-2019/
About Robert V. Cornish Jr.
Bob Cornish focuses his practice on litigation, arbitration, regulatory and compliance matters for broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds, commodity firms, institutional investors and family offices in the United States and abroad. He places particular emphasis on alternative investment, broker-dealer and EB-5 fund formation, compliance and governance matters, including litigation, arbitration and enforcement. Bob previously served as chief legal and compliance officer and in-house counsel for prominent investment firms, where he acquired valuable experience handling complex business management and marketing matters for investment management clients. Over his exceptional 23-year career, Bob has come to be known for his integrity and professionalism and his dogged determination in seeing cases to a satisfactory conclusion.
Recognized as one of the Top 15 Corporate & Securities Attorneys in the EB-5 arena by his peers and a thought leader on broker-dealer and investment adviser compliance in the EB-5 space, Bob is often asked to speak or comment on such matters to industry participants and others. Bob is a member of the EB5 Securities Roundtable, a group of leading EB-5 securities attorneys organized to facilitate best practices in the offerings of EB-5 securities and to urge harmonization of the EB-5 program with the securities laws.
About Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Nearly 800 attorneys strong, Wilson Elser serves clients in the financial services and blockchain industries of all sizes and around the world. Wilson Elser has 35 strategically located offices in the United States and another in London. This depth and scale has made us one of the nation’s most influential law firms, ranked in the Am Law 200 and 53rd in the National Law Journal 500. The firm’s work in blockchain and digital assets includes counseling on securities, compliance and other regulatory matters which affect industry participants worldwide.
The popularity of crowdfunding as an entirely new way of financing business has skyrocketed in recent years, as proven by many million-dollar projects that it had brought to life. Now, another emerging major investment theme is on its way forward: blockchain in crowdfunding. With the many opportunities this digital distributed ledger technology can offer, blockchain is expected to grow at a rapid phase in the coming years.
However, it does not come without its regulatory implications and risks. As this method of investing becomes widespread, businesses and their counsel should familiarize themselves with the recent crowdfunding and cryptocurrency trends and updates to keep themselves compliant with relevant laws and, therefore, minimize exposure to potential risks and pitfalls.
In this Live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help businesses and their counsel understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the regulatory considerations of blockchain in crowdfunding as well as the recent key issues which will impact the compliance landscape in 2019.
Key topics include:
• Blockchain in Crowdfunding: An Overview
• 2018 Trends and Developments
• Legal and Cybersecurity Risks and Pitfalls
• Crowdfunding Litigation
• Best Compliance Practices and Considerations
• Outlook for 2019
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/