M. Ridgway Barker with Withersworldwide to Speak at TKG’s What the DOJ's New Cryptocurrency Task Force Means for Your Firm Webinar

Top Quote M. Ridgway Barker, Partner with Withersworldwide will speak at TKG's webcast entitled, “What the DOJ's New Cryptocurrency Task Force Means for Your Firm: Key Trends and Risk Mitigation Strategies” scheduled onTuesday, June 7, 2022, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 14, 2022 - The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that M. Ridgway Barker, Partner with Withersworldwide will speak at its webcast entitled, “What the DOJ's New Cryptocurrency Task Force Means for Your Firm: Key Trends and Risk Mitigation Strategies.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, 2022, from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM ET.

    For further details, please visit: https://knowledgewebcasts.com/know-portfolio/dojs-new-cryptocurrency-task-force-means-for-your-firm-cle/

    About M. Ridgway Barker
    Ridge Barker is a partner in Withersworldwide's US corporate division. His practice focuses on a full range of business and corporate transactional matters including IPOs and other registered offerings, SPACs, Rule 144A / Regulation S / Regulation A offerings, private placements, asset securitizations, token analysis and structuring, token distribution, credit facilities, and debt financings, stock and asset M&A transactions, divestitures and spin-offs, recapitalizations, joint ventures, partnership transactions, forward purchase and sale transactions, corporate and family office governance, private equity, and venture capital formation and investment, equity and executive compensation, broker-dealer and investment adviser registration and regulation, public disclosure and reporting, corporate and regulatory compliance, internal and regulatory investigations, and corporate control litigation, among other areas.

    About Withersworldwide
    Founded over 100 years ago, Withers is a leading international law firm for global businesses, their equity and debt stakeholders, and the executives who manage them. The firm is one of the largest tax law firms in the world and consists of over 160 partners supported by more than 1,000 people across 18 strategically located international offices.

    Its global corporate team has the depth and diversity of knowledge to advise on issues that arise over the entire life cycle of a company, from securing initial investment and raising follow on equity and debt capital privately and publicly, to structuring executive and incentive compensation, protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights and day-to-day operational issues, and managing complex governance issues, to completing mergers, acquisitions and exit strategies. They excel at working with corporate clients both large and small, new and long-established and domestic and international. With their unique in-house as well as law firm experience, they focus on anticipating issues and finding solutions, efficiently and cost-effectively. In 2017, the corporate group were involved on billions of dollars of projects across industries such as technology, hotels and hospitality, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, luxury products and banking and finance.

    Event Summary
    As digital assets and distributed ledger technologies continue to develop, cybercrimes involving cryptocurrencies also worsen. From email phishing to ransomware, hackers have shifted their attacks into more pervasive and malicious forms breaking even the most sophisticated security systems. Thus, the DOJ, together with the National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET) headed by Eun Young Choi, further expands its efforts to scrutinize and regulate the cryptocurrency market.

    Businesses involved in the cryptocurrency space should be well-versed with all the emerging developments and scrutiny efforts that apply within the industry to avoid legal pitfalls.

    Join a panel of key thought leaders and distinguished professionals organized by The Knowledge Group as they provide a comprehensive discussion of the recent trends and developments surrounding cryptocurrency enforcement. Speakers, among other things, will offer practical tips and strategies to avoid non-compliance.

    Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
    • Latest Enforcement Trends and Regulatory Developments in Cryptocurrency
    • The National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET)
    • Forms of Cryptocurrency-Related Cybercrimes
    • Emphasis on Interagency Cooperation
    • Practical Tips and Strategies to Avoid Non-Compliance
    • What Lies Ahead

    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 can’t get anywhere else.

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