by Andrea Rastelli

The 20/20 Vision: Blockchain & the Future of Law Symposium.

We’ll see you on Oct. 16th.

The Journal of Corporation Law, the University of Iowa College of Law, and Sidley Austin LLP are proud to host this all-things-blockchain symposium via Zoom on Oct. 16, 2020. Feel free to reach out to with any questions.

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Schedule of Events

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9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Welcome Remarks & Introduction to Blockchain


10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Panel 1: How to Regulate Blockchain Technology

  • Nelson Rosario, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Lilya Tessler, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Heather Hughes, American University
  • Raymond Zenkich, Evertas

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break


11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Panel 2: Blockchain and Capital Markets

  • Scott J. Shackelford, IU Maurer School of Law
  • Wulf Kaal, Private Investment Fund Institute
  • Michael Mattioli, IU Maurer School of Law

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Break


12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m Keynote Address

  • SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce in a fireside chat with Joel Telpner

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Break


2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Panel 3: Corporate Governance Issues & Blockchain

  • Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Suffolk University
  • Joel Telpner, Sullivan & Worchester

3:00 p..m. – 3:15 p.m. Break


3:15 p.m.  – 4:15 p.m. Panel 4: Blockchain and Changes to Contract Law

  • Andrew Hinkes, NYU College of Law
  • Carla Reyes, MSU College of Law
  • Rick Martinez, Jones Day

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