CryptoMondays Miami - Law Edition

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Aug 19

CryptoMondays Miami – Law Edition

August 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT



Current regulatory landscape of Bitcoin and Security Tokens
Come join us for a fun and educational time! (Food & Drinks sponsored by Carlton Fields)


700: Event Starts

715: Eryka Gemma, (@bankoferyka) Bitcoin Center CEO, will give a 15 minute presentation on the basics of bitcoin and an opportunity to join this new asset class

730: Steven Meine, A candidate for Miami Beach Commissioner in the November 2019 election. Steven is a practicing attorney for 20-plus years at prestigious international law firms Dewey Ballantine and Mayer Brown and since 2007 has been dedicated to public service as a civil law enforcement attorney with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He is a Senior Counsel with the SEC and served in the Asset Management Unit from 2015-2018. He earned his J.D. cum laude from Brooklyn Law School and earned his B.A. summa cum laude from Brooklyn College with Phi Beta Kappa honors. For more information on Steve’s candidacy:


740: Current regulatory landscape of Bitcoin and Security Tokens, presented by Drew Hinkes and Gabriel Shapiro

Drew Hinkes: Nominated as one of Coindesk’s Most Influential People in Blockchain in 2017, Andrew “Drew” Hinkes is an attorney with Carlton Fields, working as part of its National Blockchain and Digital Currency practice. Drew is also the co-founder and General Counsel of Athena Blockchain, a professional services firm focused on tokenized investment products. Drew was appointed as an Adjunct Professor by the NYU Stern Business School and the NYU School of Law, where he co-teaches “Digital Currency, Blockchains, and the Future of the Financial Services Industry.” Mr. Hinkes is frequently quoted and cited in articles related digital assets and blockchain technology, and regularly speaks at legal, industry, and academic conferences. Previously, Drew was a Partner at Berger Singerman LLP. He holds an A.B. in History from Washington University in St. Louis and a J.D. from the University of Miami.

Gabriel Shapiro: A corporate and securities attorney for the tech avant-garde. He is a leader in articulating law & policy solutions for blockchain technologies, and has been instrumental in advocating for new legislative solutions for digital securities. As the CEO of ZeroLaw, he leverages his many years of experience running high-stakes Silicon Valley transactions to help clients usher in the new era of DAOs, DeFi and blockchain governance informed by a consciousness of their legal obligations and the history of corporate finance, corporate governance and corporate deal-making. In his spare time he likes to code, trade cryptos, eskateboard and hang out with his loyal Shih Tzu sidekick, Kafka.


This event is for anyone interested in learning more about the emerging Cryptocurrency and Blockchain economy.

CryptoMondays is a global brand existing in 42 other cities in 17 different countries, Miami is proud to be the 22nd chapter. Our goal is to build a strong community, foster an environment for strategic partnerships and make friends you can connect with across the globe. Miami is also a prime location to aide the disruption this new technology will have on the nation, at CryptoMondays we intend to build the local community as well as educate and ensure that Florida remains a central location for development.

For more information, please reach out to one of the organizers and join our telegram channel

The topics discussed during this meetup are NOT financial advice, just people sharing their opinion.


August 19, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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