Next week Principal Felix Shipkevich will be an ICO attorney speaker for CryptoBlockCon, a Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Conference in New York City. The Two Day Event will take place during August 14 – 15 with Mr. Shipkevich being scheduled on the Wednesday 15th panel titled, “ICOs-Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?” taking place at 9:45 am.
The panel will feature C-level executives in the blockchain industry as well as investor advisers and legal experts. CryptoBlockCon convenes hundreds of cryptocurrency and blockchain experts to talk about the future benefits & possibilities of blockchain technology & crypto assets, and showcase companies who are using blockchain to improve industries with increased efficiency, security and transparency.
Felix Shipkevich is a Principal and founder of Shipkevich PLLC and maintains an active capital markets and derivatives practice. He is a special professor of law at Hofstra University and has spoken at the university’s panels for Bitcoin and the future of the payments industry. He has also Presented at various national panels as ICO Attorney on Bitcoin and ICOs. As a regulatory compliance attorney, Mr. Shipkevich provides counsel and representation in CFTC regulatory matters.
The conference will be held at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, with the ICOs panel presented in the main auditorium. CryptoBlockCon connects investors, developers, thought leaders and regulatory agencies in order to facilitate actionable dialogue and to foster a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem. Their aim is to share information and build confidence in blockchain technology & crypto assets among the general public.
As such, Felix Shipkevich as well as other industry leaders have been selected to speak on the current state of ICOs, generally regarded as a wild west landscape opening doors to ambitious blockchain projects as well as fraudulent behavior. Mr. Shipkevich will provide commentary on how to effectively and legally raise capital through an ICO in 2018 and beyond, as well as share experiences as an ICO Attorney helping blockchain companies navigate the regulatory landscape for Cryptocurrency.
Mr. Shipkevich has advised clients and businesses on launching an ICO or Token offering legally, within compliance with the regulatory agencies such as the CFTC, Treasury Department’s FinCEN, and the SEC. Some of the topics discussed will be the differences between utility tokens and security tokens, how the regulators label and define them within their jurisdiction, and what the future holds for ICO launches look like.
To register for the event and to find out more, visit their event website here.