The Crypto in Disputes Forum - 3rd Annual

The only Forum dedicated to Cryptocurrency issues in Litigation, Arbitration, Enforcement and more. 

In-person | 25th June 2024 | One Whitehall Place, London

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Crypto’s continued rapid, complex evolution impacting many fields of Law requires ongoing discussion and analysis. The ‘Crypto in Disputes Forum’ squares up to and tackles the hard legal questions involved in managing and litigating digital assets – unlike many other cryptocurrency events that focus strictly on the technology involved.

Specifically scheduled for the 25th of June, this event has been timed to closely follow a series of key, precedent setting rulings for Crypto. This event will ensure discussion encompasses these forthcoming developments for 2024 in disputes, private client, and FIRE, addressing them with a scope and depth that will be sure to tangibly advance your awareness and capabilities.

Hear Direct from the High Court Judge

With Nine Sessions in Just One Day! Including:

Disentangling Cryptocurrencies in Insolvency Proceedings, Novel Issues and Resolutions

- How digital assets are treated during bankruptcy proceedings

- Protocol for dealing with obscured assets, mixed or Stealth Coins

Determining the Legal Responsibilities of Crypto Exchanges and Lessons Learned from Previous Mismanagement

- Trust vs Deposit, how current cryptocurrency exchanges hold consumer assets

- Lessons learned in the wake of the FTX collapse

What is a DAO and How Do You Sue It?

- Benefits and drawbacks of DAOs as organizational structures

- Legal responsibilities to shareholders in event of asset mismanagent

- Processes involved in bringing a case against decentralized organizations

Cross-Jurisdictional Collaboration: International Approaches to Regulation and Arbitrage

- Collaboration between various regimes on issues such as consumer protection, securities buying and money laundering

- Bringing claims into regions outside of common law jurisdiction

Understanding Digital Contract Law, What Your Rights are in a Decentralized Ecosystem

- When does a contract apply when concerning digital assets?

- Considerations for what qualifies as an asset outside of common law jurisdiction

Exploring Different Strategies for Enforcement, Obtaining Orders for Delivery and Options for Transfer of Crypto Assets

- Pursuing parties in various jurisdictions when they are decentralized or with no stable residence

- Bringing judgements to foreign courts and having them recognized


Meet Your Expert Advisory Board!

With highly experienced legal professionals having curated the event programme, you can be assured each session on the programme will be both current and value adding. Delegates with pressing legal concerns need not filter through sessions for information relevant to them. Every session on this unique one-day event will provide practical insights, leading to more informed approaches for your own practice. Plus, each topic will be addressed from a new perspective meaning both new and returning delegates to this annual Forum will have equal opportunity to develop their perspectives.
Carmel King
Carmel King Director
Grant Thornton
Darragh Connell
Darragh Connell Barrister
Henry Farris
Henry Farris Partner
Stephen Palley
Stephen Palley Partner
Brown Rudnick

Benefit from 2 specialist break-out sessions drilling down into your areas of focus: 

Evaluating Litigation Costs in Cryptocurrency Disputes as Opposed to Arbitration

Exploring Different Strategies for Enforcement, Obtaining Orders for Delivery and Options for Transfer of Crypto Assets 

Speakers from across TL4's communities:

Over just one day, this forum covers ten of today’s hottest topics addressed by an experienced and expert speaker panel. Hear direct from a key sector regulators and benefit from the opportunity to meet individuals actively involved in setting the guidance for the emerging Crypto landscape. Plus, with in-house practitioners able to attend the event at no cost, this event will provide an excellent networking opportunity for all! 
Richard Salter KC
Richard Salter KC Deputy High Court Judge
Queen's Bench Division
Chris Recker
Chris Recker Senior Associate
Kingsley Napley
Ali Khan
Ali Khan Legal Consultant / Web3 & DeFi Lead
AS Legal Consultants (UAE)
Alexander Shirtcliff
Alexander Shirtcliff Partner
Blake Morgan
Stephen O’Grady
Stephen O'Grady Partner
Sophie Eyre
Sophie Eyre Partner
Bird & Bird
Laura Douglas
Laura Douglas Senior Associate
Clifford Chance
Graham Small
Graham Small Partner
JMW Solicitors
Simon Deane-Johns
Simon Deane-Johns Partner
Keystone Law
Ioanna Patsalidou
Ioanna Patsalidou PhD Candidate
King's College London
Marcus Bagnall
Marcus Bagnall Partner
Wiggin LLP
Laura Clatworthy
Laura Clatworthy Partner, Dispute Resolution
Sivan Daniels
Sivan Daniels Partner, Finance Disputes & Commercial Litigation
Addleshaw Goddard
Andrew Bowden-Brown
Andrew Bowden-Brown Partner
Stephen Elam
Stephen Elam Partner
Cooke, Young & Keidan
Musonda Kapotwe
Musonda Kapotwe Partner
Mayer Brown
Flavia Kenyon
Flavia Kenyon Barrister
36 Group
Philippe Kuhn
Philippe Kuhn Barrister
39 Essex Chambers
Jonas Habert
Jonas Habert Senior Associate
Enyo Law
Sam Thompson
Sam Thompson Associate Director
Grant Thornton
Jonathan Pagan
Jonathan Pagan Partner
Enyo Law

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