Bitcoin In NYC

The New York Department of Financial Services will hold two days worth of hearings on Bitcoin and the future of virtual currencies. This fact finding mission will undoubtedly have national implications.  Check out the schedule of the days events below-
 
 
Tuesday, January 28th 

Panel 1 (11:30am – 1:30pm) – The Investor Perspective: The Future of Virtual Currencies

·        Barry Silbert – Founder & CEO of SecondMarket and Founder of the Bitcoin Investment Trust 
·        Jeremy Liew – Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners   
·        Fred Wilson – Partner, Union Square Ventures 
·        Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss – Principals, Winklevoss Capital Management 

Panel 2 (2:30pm – 4:30pm) – Virtual Currencies and Regulation in an Evolving Landscape

·        Charles Lee – Creator of Litecoin 
·        Judie Rinearson – Partner, Bryan Cave 
·        Carol Van Cleef – Partner, Patton Boggs 
·        TBD Additional Witnesses 

Wednesday, January 29th 

Panel 1 (10:00am – 11:00am) – Law Enforcement and Virtual Currencies

·        Cyrus R. Vance, Jr – District Attorney of New York County 
·        Richard B. Zabel – Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York

Panel 2 (11:30am – 1:30pm) – Virtual Currency Commerce and Consumer Protections 

·        Fred Ehrsam – Co-Founder, Coinbase 
·        Jeremy Allaire – Founder & CEO, Circle Internet Financial 
·        TBD Representative of Overstock.com 

Panel 3 (2:30pm – 4:00pm) – The Academic View on Virtual Currencies

·        Ed W. Felten – Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, and Director of the Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University 
·        Susan Athey –  Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/new-york-bitcoin-hearing-info-2014-1#ixzz2rZU9e4vz

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