Regulation By Enforcement: Blockchain and Crypto

Wed, 5 June, 2024 12:00pm - 6:30pm

The GW Regulatory Studies Center and GW Law hosted a forum on the challenges of regulation-by-enforcement as applied to cryptocurrency markets. Panel discussions with leading experts in the industry, scholars and policy professionals explored the potential for legislation and rulemaking on these technologies. The event featured a fireside chat with SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce.

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Opening Remarks

Roger Nober, Director, GW Regulatory Studies Center
Aram Gavoor, Associate Dean, GW Law


Panel 1: Regulating Blockchain and Crypto Technology via Enforcement


Lauren Belive, Head of Public Policy and Government, Ripple
Jai Massari, Founder and Chief Legal Officer, Lightspark
Todd Phillips, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University Robinson College of Business
Miller Whitehouse-Levine, CEO, DeFi Education Fund
Moderated by Roger Nober, Director, GW Regulatory Studies Center


Panel 2: Regulating Blockchain and Crypto via Novel Legislation or Rulemaking

Jonathan Jachym, Global Head of Policy, Kraken Digital Asset Exchange
Lee Reiners, Lecturing Fellow, Duke University Financial Economics Center
Maude Wilson, Policy Counsel, Uniswap Labs
Landon Zinda, Policy Counsel, Coin Center
Moderated by Susan Dudley, Senior Scholar, GW Regulatory Studies Center

A Conversation With The Honorable Hester M. Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


With Aram Gavoor, Associate Dean, GW Law

Open to everyone.

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