BERMUDA HIGHLIGHT AT CONSENSUS

BERMUDA HIGHLIGHT AT CONSENSUS

Date: May 14, 2018

Time: 11.50 - 12.30

Location: Hilton Midtown, NYC, Grand Ballroom 3rd Floor

Blockchain Governance – A Legislator’s Perspective 
Moderator: Periane Boring, Chamber of Digital Commerce

Premier’s Opening Address 11:50AM -12:00
Opening Address: The Hon. David E.. Burt JP, MP, Premier of Bermuda

Panel Discussion 12:00 – 12:30
Panelists: Eva Kaili, European Parliament and Rep. David Schweikert, US House of Representatives

Summary: Legislators have a unique role to play in the development of the blockchain revolution. Its innovative power creates new opportunities and challenges and will disrupt both government and business as we know it today. The peer to peer nature of this technology presents real challenges for legislators and governments as they seek to carefully balance protection of markets and national security with nurturing of this unique technology. This panel looks at the high wire routine from both a US and EU legislator as the work together to establish appropriate regulatory frameworks for this new technology frontier.