Prominent Bitcoin lawyers launch payments law practice group at Riddell Williams in Seattle.
With a background in both technology and financial services, Ryan and Dan assist clients with payment matters, including electronic payments, mobile payments, prepaid cards, alternative currencies (like Bitcoin), and federal and state licensing.
This session sees panelists discuss the regulatory and legal challenges surrounding Bitcoin and digital currencies. Panelists include Patrick Murck, General Counsel, Bitcoin Foundation, Constance Choi, General Counsel, Payward, Daniel Friedberg, Attorney, Riddell Williams.
“If Bitcoin is to survive, it will have to do so as a transparent and (likely) expensive payment system operated by a bunch of financial institutions. “
Ryan Straus was featured in the Q&A in Bloomberg Brief: Financial Regulation on May 31, 2013.
Moderator: Pelle Braendgaard
Panelists: Claire Sammon Roberts, Ryan Straus, Ryan Singer, Brian Klein, and Dax Hansen discuss issues of regulatory compliance for Bitcoin at the Bitcoin 2013 conference in San Jose, CA, on May 18, 2013.
The FinCEN Virtual Currency Guidance: Neutering Bitcoin? By Ryan Straus, Attorney at Riddell Williams.