On 26 April, our colleague Chris Whittaker will be a featured speaker at a Cryptocurrency Conference in Tel Aviv discussing global approaches to the regulation of cryptocurrencies.

The conference is bringing together experts, investors, market participants and lawyers from around the globe to consider the impact of global regulatory responses. The conference will highlight particular challenges faced by Exchanges, Wallets, Brokers and Initial Coin Offerings.

More information on the conference, as well as online registration, may be found here.

Chris Whittaker is a lawyer in the London-based Financial Services Regulatory team at DLA Piper. His clients include a wide array of banks, financial advisers, funds, start-ups and disruptors.

Chris advises clients on the approach of regulators to changing market structure issues including with cryptocurrencies, ICOs and distributed ledger technology. Chris also advises his clients on UK and European financial services law including Brexit-related issues. Prior to DLA Piper, Chris practised in the market integrity enforcement division of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission where he investigated market abuse in securities markets as well as foreign currency and benchmark areas.

DLA Piper was awarded the #1 FinTech Law Firm of the year award at the Legal 500 UK Awards in 2018.” Find out more about DLA Piper’s FinTech offering here.”