Patrick Murck is a special counsel at Cooley LLP and a fellow at Berkman Klein Center at Harvard practice. He focuses on the legal and regulatory issues facing fintech and emerging payment systems. He has a deep understanding of the fintech industry, having been involved in a number of startups as an employee, entrepreneur and advisor. Prior to joining Cooley, Patrick was a co-founder of the Bitcoin Foundation where he served at times as General Counsel and Executive Director. Patrick has engaged regulators and policymakers in the US and Europe on bitcoin and the emerging digital economy. He was named among America’s 50 Outstanding General Counsel for 2014 by the National Law Journal. In addition to his role with Cooley, Patrick currently serves as a fellow with Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society where he conducts research on the law and policy implications of bitcoin, distributed ledgers and smart contracts. Patrick also serves as President Board member for the BitGive Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on charitable giving and social impact using bitcoin.
In this On The Road Report from ABA Annual Meeting 2017, Patrick Murck discusses blockchain and RegTech.
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