On February 16, 2022 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm, we will hold “The Future of Cryptoasset Regulation” symposium. This virtual event will address recent regulatory developments in the crypto and fintech space, the need for further regulatory reform, and guidelines for shaping that reform. The keynote speaker, former Chair of the CFTC, J. Christopher Giancarlo, will discuss the role of various regulatory agencies, including the CFTC and the SEC, in addressing the challenges of crypto and other financial innovations. He will also present his book CryptoDad: The Fight for the Future of Money.The panel of practitioners will focus on an overview of regulatory developments and discuss possible regulatory and legislative initiatives in 2022. The concluding panel of law professors will discuss the SEC and its enforcement initiatives, stablecoin and central bank digital currency regulation, and crypto-exchange regulation.

This event is co-sponsored by the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, Rutgers Business Law Review, and Rutgers Institute for Professional Education.



Featured Speaker:
J. Christopher Giancarlo- Senior Counsel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher and former CFTC chairman


Practitioner Panel:
  • Lawrence V. Lewitinn (moderator)- Managing Editor, Global Capital Markets and Co-Host of First Mover, CoinDesk
  • Drew Propson- Head of Technology and Innovation in Financial Services, World Economic Forum
  • Lee A. Schneider- General Counsel, Ava Labs
  • Maria T. Vullo- CEO, Vullo Advisory Services, PLLC

Academic Panel:

  • Douglas S. Eakeley (moderator)- Alan V. Lowenstein Professor of Corporate & Business Law and Distinguished Professor of Professional Practice, Rutgers Law School
  • Yuliya Guseva- Professor of Law and Head of the Blockchain and Fintech Program, Rutgers Law School
  • Kristin Johnson- Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law and Co-Associate Dean for Faculty Research at Emory University School of Law
  • Steven L. Schwarcz- Stanley A. Star Distinguished Professor of Law & Business, Duke University School of Law