Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) from the Russian Criminal Law Perspective. Risks of Start-Ups. Investor Protection Mechanisms

January 30, 2018 2:45pm


Oren Warshavsky
BakerHostetler (USA)

Alexandr Zabeyda
Managing Partner
Zabeyda & Partners (Russia)

Matthias Gstoehl
LALIVE (Switzerland)

  • A brief introduction to cryptocurrency, ICOs and Initial Token Offerings (ITOs)
  • Investor protection mechanisms
  • How to qualify crimes related to the embezzlement of cryptocurrency
  • The view of law enforcement agencies on operations with cryptocurrency: the risks of businesses using cryptocurrency and of start-ups conducting ICOs
  • Consideration of rules and regulations for asset tracing and recovery
  • Evidentiary and other issues related to cryptocurrency crimes
  • Enforceability of foreign insolvency proceedings