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Webinar: Arbitrating Cryptocurrency Disputes

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October 11, 2023 @ 9:00 am 10:00 am

1 Hour MCLE

Topics include: What are some of the disputes related to cryptocurrency that end up in arbitration? How are cryptocurrency disputes different from other types of financial disputes? Is cryptocurrency a true currency or a speculative investment vehicle? What happened at FTX and do other cryptocurrency exchanges face similar risks? Will more traditional financial services corporations enter the cryptocurrency exchange marketplace? How can Neutrals who are interested in mediating and arbitrating cryptocurrency cases strengthen their Blockchain technical knowledge?    

Non-Member Price: $75.00
Member Price: $55.00

Dani Schwartz is a partner in Offit Kurman’s New York Office. He is a litigator and arbitrator whose practice focuses on real estate, business, and blockchain & crypto disputes. A panelist on the American Arbitration Association’s roster of neutrals, Dani served three consecutive terms as Co-Chair of the Domestic Arbitration Committee of the New York State Bar Association (“NYSBA”), and is a member of the Executive Committee of the NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section.
He has presided over a number of blockchain and crypto-related arbitrations and is a frequent speaker and lecturer on these topics, including a recent presentation on the future of cryptocurrency disputes in Frankfurt, Germany at the 2023 TransAtlantic Legal Conference. 
Dani has been selected as a New York Super Lawyer or Super Lawyers Rising Star every year from 2013 to the present, and was elected as a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation in 2020, a lifetime distinction limited to one percent of the New York State Bar Association membership who “are recognized for outstanding professional achievement, for dedication to the legal profession, and for commitment to the organized bar.”
He holds a BA from Cornell University and a JD from George Washington University Law School.

Aaron Gothelf (moderator) is Vice President of the American Arbitration Association’s Commercial Division for the Pacific Region, overseeing California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. He serves as the National Chair of AAA’s Entertainment Dispute Resolution Advisory Council, the Western U.S. Chair for AAA’s Healthcare Dispute Resolution Advisory Council, and as an Ambassador for the AAA-ICDR Foundation.

 Aaron is a Council Member for the ABA’s Dispute Resolution Section of which he formally served as Educational Programming Officer. He is Chair of the ABA’s Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industries, Motion Pictures, Television, Cable and Radio Division. Is a member of the ADR Committee for the Litigation Section of the California Lawyers Association, is a member of the Executive Committee for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Barristers Litigation Section, and is on the Advisory Board for the USC Gould School of Law Institute on Entertainment Law and Business. He holds a BA and MA from the University of Southern California, a J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law, and a Mediation Certificate from the Bar Association of San Francisco.   

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