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Virtual Currencies and Digital Assets and NFA's Disclosure Requirements: What Firms Should Know and Do

With the sudden upsurge in the popularity of virtual currencies and digital assets comes the heightened regulatory efforts from government agencies and non-governmental organizations.

The National Futures Association (NFA) expressed its concerns for investors taking interest on virtual currency and digital asset transactions with an Interpretive notice released on July 20, 2018. The heightened disclosure requirements being required by the NFA intend t​o inform investors and customers with the risks associated with transactions involving virtual currencies and digital assets. Hence, firms and their counsel must keep themselves abreast of these regulatory updates and intensified disclosure requirements. Implementing policies for maximum compliance to avoid exposure to risks and future liabilities in this rapidly evolving digital landscape, is a must.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help investors, firms and their counsel understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the NFA's heightened Disclosure Requirements on virtual currency and digital asset transactions. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing effective strategies and practical tips in ensuring compliance to these regulatory notices.​​