DeFi-ing Gravity: How and Why Decentralized Finance Is Disrupting Financial Services

As the blockchain revolution continues apace, new applications are constantly being developed to leverage decentralized finance (DeFi) in the financial services industry. As more companies turn to DeFi in lieu of traditional off-chain facilities, a clear understanding of the risks (and potential rewards) to these organizations becomes more urgent. DeFi is emerging from the shadows, and it is expected that regulatory scrutiny will follow.

Join a team of Manatt fintech, blockchain and white collar defense professionals for a free 30-minute webinar as they discuss the regulatory and enforcement considerations for companies expanding financial services offerings through DeFi.

Topics will include:

  • Key DeFi concepts and how smart contracts are being applied in financial services offerings
  • Regulatory updates and considerations for DeFi products
  • The latest enforcement trends at both the federal and state levels
  • Lessons learned from the ICO cases and how those in DeFi can avoid future issues


Brian Korn, Partner, Manatt Financial Services
Jacqueline Wolff, Partner, Investigations and White Collar Defense
Benjamin Brickner, Counsel, Manatt Financial Services

Date and Time

Tuesday, June 29, 2021


This program has been approved for 0.5 NY CLE Professional Practice (transitional and non-transitional) and for 0.5 CA MCLE General credit.

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This program does not constitute legal advice, nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship. Views expressed by presenters are strictly their own and should not be construed to be the views of Manatt or attributed to Manatt.



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