FORUM: Blockchain – The Future of Finance? – May 1

“Blockchain – The Future of Finance?” – Professor Adam B. Sterling

Date: Tuesday, May 1

Time: 6:30-9pm

Location: Wilkie Farr & Gallagher, 787 7th Ave., 34th Floor New York, NY 10019
Blockchain is one of the most significant technologies to impact law and business in many years. Blockchain is also one of the most interdisciplinary areas, bringing together new questions and opportunities at the intersection of technology, business and law. This lecture will provide an overview of the technology behind blockchain and explore current and potential real-world applications in technology, business, and law and explore the future of this fascinating technology.
Panelist: Adam B. Sterling
Adam Sterling is the Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Business at Berkeley Law and co-founder of Startup@BerkeleyLaw. Previously he was a startup and venture capital attorney at Gunderson Dettmer and the co-founder and director of the Sudan Divestment Task Force and Conflict Risk Network. Adam’s writings and work have appeared extensively in the press; including contributions to The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, and National Public Radio. He has appeared on a number of broadcast news programs, including CNN’s Situation Room and CNBC’s Street Signs.

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