CyZen Cybersecurity Expert to Speak at This Year’s Crypto Invest Summit

Mar 29, 2019

New York — March 29, 2019 — Friedman is a proud sponsor of the 2019 Crypto Invest Summit, an exclusive, high-impact and thought-provoking summit presented by some of the world's foremost innovators in the blockchain and crypto ecosystem.

Steve Baum, Principal in Friedman’s Digital Currency Practice Group, will speak on the Legal, Accounting and Regulatory Overview panel alongside Amy Wan, Founder & CEO of Sagewise; Dina Ellis Rochkind, Of Cousel at Paul Hastings; and Andrew Elson, Chief Counsel at Fincross.

Eric Freeman, CyZen's Lead Security Engineer, will share key insights on the Storage and Custody Solutions panel.

“It is a privilege to share the stage with leading industry experts, covering a range of topics that I am truly passionate about,” said Steve. “Friedman has been at the forefront of this emerging industry. Our advisors are actively engaged in discussions regarding accounting policies and procedures with industry leaders and with the SEC. I look forward to discussing the legal, accounting and regulatory landscape alongside some incredible industry heavy hitters.”

“Cryptocurrency Custody Solutions are a significant tool in the cryptocurrency ecosystem that is heralding the entry of institution capital into the industry,” stated Eric. “Attendees of this year’s Crypto Invest Summit will have the unique opportunity to see how a multitude of resources are being created to help crypto currency users make the most of blockchain technology.”

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