Former Policy Advisor
US Department of the Treasury
Blockchain’s distributed ledger technology could complicate the legal and regulatory landscape. Exactly how is hard to say, given the technology’s nascent state and the wait-and-see approach taken by regulators to this point. What is clear is that the technology’s adoption raises a host of regulatory questions that businesses will need to reckon with – since blockchain is sure to feature prominently on the regulatory agenda in the near future. In this panel, we discuss the main regulatory issues that SSO’s adopting blockchain should consider, including:
- What major regulatory themes are emerging as blockchain is more widely adopted?
- What current regulatory issues could blockchain ease; what new issues does it introduce?
- How should blockchain-adopting organizations proceed given regulatory uncertainty?