Boris Richard, Managing Director, FTI Consulting to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís SECís Heightened Enforcement on Cryptocurrency

Top Quote The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Boris Richard, Managing Director, FTI Consulting will speak at its webcast entitled, ďSECís Heightened Enforcement on Cryptocurrency: What You Should Know and Do to Avoid Legal Risks LIVE Webcast.Ē End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 30, 2020 - This event is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm ET.

    For further details, please visit:
    https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/secs-heightened-enforcement-on-cryptocurrency/

    About Boris Richard
    Dr. Richard is a Managing Director with FTI Consulting who brings over 23 years of experience in fixed income markets, litigation consulting, and cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Dr. Richardís digital asset expertise includes trading practices and token price patterns on crypto exchanges, blockchain economics, initial coin offerings, and digital token valuation and performance. Dr. Richard has a thorough understanding of the evolving regulatory and enforcement framework for cryptocurrencies and digital assets in the U.S. and abroad, as well as a comprehensive perspective on the private litigation involving ICOs and digital tokens. Dr. Richard is a member of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance and Digital Currency Council. In addition, Dr. Richard has substantial complex litigation consulting knowledge with deep practical trading and investment management experience in bonds, fixed income products, and mortgage-backed securities.

    About FTI Consulting
    FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle Ė from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

    Abstract

    The U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) continues its scrutiny on cryptocurrencies. In its January 7 announcement, SECís Office of Enforcement Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) added fintech, including digital assets, to its annual priority list in the coming fiscal year. In line with this, the division will continue to prioritize the analysis of certain activities and products which are believed to pose risks to investors as well as the reputation of the U.S. capital markets. Examinations of these focus areas are designed to support the SEC's mission to protect investors, promote capital formation, and keep markets fair and effective.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in SECís heightened enforcement on cryptocurrencies. Speakers will also present the best practices to stay compliant and avoid potential risks and pitfalls.

    Key topics include:
    ē SECís Enforcement on Cryptocurrency: Trends, Developments, and Changes
    ē Significant Implications of OCIEís Examination Priorities
    ē Risks and Challenges
    ē Best Practices
    ē Outlook

    About The Knowledge Group
    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you canít get anywhere else. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.

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