Does “World Minus US” Token Sales Make SEC Irrelevant?
Kurt Kumar (M) Zachary Fallon, Wendy Jackson, Marc Boiron, Justin Wales
https://www.goblockcon.com/#day2 Santa Monica, CA Oct 10th, 2018
Kurt Kumar: Entrepreneur & Business Development | Capilarity
Kurt Kumar is a Business Architect, entrepreneur and process transformation specialist with proven ability in bringing to life custom enterprise strength applications with features/functions and agility that cannot be matched by big firms.
In the fiat world, he lead guerilla teams to rapidly create prototypes of conceptual designs while applying best-of-breed, enterprise system and application solutions to meet business objectives on large-scale projects at Universal, DTV, Warner, Fox, Allianz, ESRI et al.
In the Crypto world, Mr. Kumar does Token Sales orchestrations & help shrink time it takes from start to finish. He also runs the Los Angeles Blockchain meetup, BLOCKCON (www.goBLOCKCON.com), BLOCK2TheFuture (www.BLOCK2TheFuture) and MARRIAGE-CON (MarriageCon.eventbrite.com)
Zachary Fallon: Principal & Co-founder | Ketsal Consulting
Zach is an established securities attorney with twelve years of practical and regulatory experience. As a former regulator with the Securities Exchange Commission, he has advised companies, investors, and market participants on various issues of U.S. federal securities laws. Among other things, he has helped companies with compliance obligations under those laws and has had a particular focus in the area of small company capital formation as well as various exemptions from registration under the Securities Act of 1933.
Tax Senior Manager | Deloitte
Wendy Jackson is an International Tax Senior Manager for Deloitte. Wendy joined Deloitte in May, 2007, and now she is an International Tax Senior Manager there. In 2008, Wendy received a J.D. in Tax Law from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to that, she graduated from Oberlin College with B.A in Politics.
Marc Boiron, Partner | Blockchain & FinTech, FisherBroyles, LLP
Marc is a partner in the Blockchain and FinTech practice group of FisherBroyles, LLP. Marc represents leaders in blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies and digital currencies that operate businesses around the world in a number of industries, including ad tech, ecommerce, energy, gaming, healthcare, mobile apps, music, payment systems, real estate, and video games.
Before joining FisherBroyles, in early 2017, Marc founded and led the Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Cryptocurrencies practice group of Am Law 200 firm, Rutan & Tucker, LLP. Combining Marc’s strong corporate and securities law background and his near obsession with blockchain technology, he built a practice advising companies on a breadth of issues, including ICOs, STOs, smart contracts, cryptocurrency funds, cryptocurrency exchanges, and other cryptocurrency laws. Marc also advised early-stage companies in traditional and crowdfunding financings, using exemptions like Reg D, Reg A+, and Reg CF.
Marc is often invited as a speaker on issues relating to blockchain technology, especially to educate on constant developments in blockchain, ICO and STO regulations.
Justin Wales: Chair of Blockchain & Virtual Currency Practice Group | Carlton Fields
Justin Wales serves as chair of the firm’s blockchain practice. He represents a wide range of blockchain, fintech and financial services clients on fundraising and regulatory matters, including executing compliant token offerings. A recognized leader in the burgeoning cryptocurrency industry and early cryptocurrency adopter, Justin provides business and technical product counseling for his clients, as well as advice regarding domestic and international corporate formation options, intellectual property protection, and other general corporate matters. He speaks and writes often about the intersection between law and technology, and authors the premier treatise, published by Thompson Reuters, on the application of state rules on blockchain and virtual currency businesses.
Justin is also an experienced litigator who serves clients with constitutional and intellectual property disputes, including First Amendment, trade secret, and access to government-held information claims, as well as defense counsel for his financial services or cryptocurrency clients
At #GoBlockcon https://www.goblockcon.com/#day2 Santa Monica, CA October 10th, 2018