PLI’s Understanding the Securities Laws 2019

July 19, 2019


New York, New York

Cleary Gottlieb partner Adam Fleisher participated in PLI’s Understanding the Securities Laws 2019 event.

Adam spoke on a panel titled, “What’s New in Securities Law? Traps for the Unwary.”

The panel discussion covered the following topics:

  • Issues surrounding initial coin offerings (ICOs) and bitcoin
  • Legal issues surrounding blockchain and smart contracts
  • Do you need to be concerned with broker-dealer registration requirements? What are the basics? What are “finders”?
  • How are materiality judgments made?
  • Cybersecurity disclosure and practice
  • Social media, website, and other internet disclosure issues
  • What are the recent legislative, judicial, and regulatory actions that you need to be aware of?

For more information about the event, visit the website.