Regulation and the Future of Money: Mobile Payments and Virtual Currencies
Thomas Brown, Paul Hastings
Description: Bitcoin is just one of the technologies that are rapidly disrupting how people store and move value. Mobile communications and cryptography, in particular, are changing how we define value and authenticate transactions. Regulation, for better or worse, is playing and will continue to play a substantial role in how this industry evolves. Thomas Brown brought his decades of experience to describe the evolution of payment systems innovations from credit cards to the new world of mobile payment systems and virtual currencies.
Sponsor: Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy