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Barbara Jones Presents on Unraveling Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin at Illinois Venture Capital Association

LOS ANGELES – Feb. 12, 2018 – Barbara A. Jones, shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will be a panelist at the Illinois Venture Capital Association program “Unraveling Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain” Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The discussion will explain fundamentals of the technology, discuss cryptocurrency trends, legal implications of coin offerings, and long term implications of blockchain-as-a-service.

Jones is a seasoned corporate and securities shareholder and co-chairs the firm’s Blockchain Task Force. Jones has counseled companies in connection with the structuring of coin/token offerings, fund formation, cryptomining operations, and the use of Blockchain-as-a-Service in a variety of industries, including financial services, entertainment, real estate, healthcare/health tech, and retail, among others. She is a frequent speaker at bar association and industry conferences on legal issues relating to blockchain and coin offerings.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain Task Force: Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain Task Force is comprised of more than 75 attorneys across multiple legal disciplines in key financial hubs around the world. The Task Force advises clients on matters ranging from token generation events, smart contracts, initial coin offerings, fund formation, MSB and FinCEN registration, cryptocurrency exchanges, digital cities, to the development and licensing of blockchain-as-a-service. The team also advises governments and municipalities on evolving or model regulatory standards and other pertinent matters relating to blockchain.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT Law.