DOJ Cryptocurrency Enforcement Framework: What attorneys need to know about the regulation of cryptocurrency transactions and digital assets


CLE credits earned: 1 General Credit (WA 1 Law and Legal)

In October 2020, the Department of Justice came out with the first-of-its-kind cryptocurrency framework, produced by the Department’s Cyber-Digital Task Force. As adoption of blockchain technology, tokenization projects, and cryptocurrency transactions become more mainstream, it is imperative for lawyers serving clients across all industries to understand this technology and the applicable regulatory framework. This course will provide a brief background on digital assets, an overview of the Framework, and discuss key takeaways.

Key topics to be discussed:

• Background on digital assets
• Regulatory challenges facing DOJ
• Overview of DOJ’s Cryptocurrency Framework
• Key Takeaways

Date / Time: November 9, 2020

•   3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
•   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
•   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
•   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: November 9, 2020

Kara Kapp | Cozen O’Connor

Kara Kapp is a Partner in Cozen O’Connor’s Washington, D.C. office, and is a member of Cozen’s White Collar Defense & Investigation’s practice. She assists companies to implement proactive compliance programs to mitigate risks of downstream exposure and she represents individuals and companies at every stage of regulatory investigations and federal criminal enforcement actions in white collar matters. She specializes in representing foreign defendants and representing executives and entities in the cryptocurrency, financial, and sports wagering industries.

She is skilled and experienced at both trial and appellate advocacy. She has significant experience briefing trial and appellate matters before the U.S. Courts of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, federal district courts, and the Illinois Appellate Court. She is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Illinois, California, and D.C. Bars.

Kara earned her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Dartmouth College and earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School, as well as a masters in Latin American studies. She is fully proficient in Spanish and proficient in reading and writing in Portuguese.

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I. Background on digital assets 3:00-3:15
II. Regulatory challenges facing DOJ 3:15-3:30
III. Overview of DOJ’s Cryptocurrency Framework 3:30-3:45
IV. Key Takeaways 3:45-4:00