Virtual Currencies: Know the Legal and Regulatory Challenges

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

11:00 PM BST - 12:00 AM BST

Virtual currencies are becoming more pervasive as they are utilized in numerous online games and trusted marketplaces. The increased use of crypto-currencies like Bitcoin is likewise focusing attention on virtual currencies. However, this increase in popularity has led to an increase in regulatory scrutiny.

Please join us on July 16, 2013 for our next complimentary one-hour teleconference as we discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with virtual currencies. Our Paul Hastings payment systems lawyers will discuss the following topics:• FinCEN’s Virtual Currency Guidance• Overview of State Regulators’ Response to FinCEN’s Virtual Currency Guidance• Application of State Money Transmitter Statutes to Virtual Currencies and Related Activities• Potential Issues under Gaming Laws• Other Open Questions and Recent Developments

DATE: Tuesday, July 16, 2013TIME: 9 am to 10 am Pacific (noon to 1 pm Eastern)

RSVP by Friday, July 12 to Elvia Soto at elviasoto@paulhastings.com

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Thomas P. Brown

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Chris Daniel

Partner, Corporate Department

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