Past Meetup

Oakland Blockchain Meetup - Regulatory & Legal Landscape

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Agenda:
- Laura Lopez - Introduction to Blockchains - great for newcomers!
- Community Lighting Talks - 1 minute each, open to anyone via sign-up at check-in
- Hailey Lennon (bitFlyer) presentation - Regulatory & Legal Landscape
- Networking & Mingling

Sponsors:
- Firebrand Artisan Breads http://www.firebrandbread.com/
*Want to help sponsor the event? - contact the organizers

Our guest speaker will discuss her perspective on the regulatory and legal landscape of cryptocurrency and other implications investors and companies need to consider.

Hailey Lennon has been a legal advisor in the fintech and virtual currency industry for many years. She currently serves as Director of Compliance at bitFlyer USA. Hailey helped oversee the Tokyo based company’s expansion into the US last November and facilitated acquisition of the 4th ever New York BitLicense.

Prior to Joining bitFlyer USA, Hailey led Silvergate Bank’s Fintech and Virtual Currency Compliance Department as Regulatory Compliance and Legal Advisor. Before Silvergate Bank, Hailey was In-House Counsel for a currency exchange company and before that a Commercial Litigation Attorney at Gordon & Rees.

Hailey received her Juris Doctorate from University of San Diego School of Law and undergraduate degree in Business Law from Loyola Marymount University.