Total Access Japan: Updates Regarding Current U.S. Rules Around Cryptocurrency in Light of Various Statements by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Seminar | August.02.2018 | 9:00am - 10:30am (Tokyo Standard Time)

Orrick Tokyo Office

Orrick's Total Access Japan Event Series provides entrepreneurs business, tactical, and legal education through complimentary panels and seminars and networking events.The next event will take place on Thursday, August 2 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.

With the rapid evolution of blockchain and digital asset industry and exploding numbers of investments into cryptocurrencies and ICOs, securities regulators around the world are in constant debate regarding the existing securities and digital currency laws. Following the recent statements by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Chris Austin, global co-chair of Orrick’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency practice and Yuko Ino, partner from the Tokyo office will speak on recent trends in the market and regulatory developments.


  • Current Market: Overview
  • Updates on Cryptocurrency and ICO Regulations in the U.S.
  • Trends After the Coincheck Hack

Orrick Speakers:

  • Christopher Austin, Partner, New York Office
  • Yuko Ino, Partner, Tokyo Office

Coffee and pastries will be provided and there will be time set aside for questions and answers.

Date & Time: Thursday, August 2 from 9:00 am – 10:30 am 
Location: Orrick Tokyo Offices (Map)
Language: English (no simultaneous interpretation) 
Fee: Free of charge
Registration: RSVP by July 31 (Tuesday)

For questions, please contact Aya Mori.