Partner Douglas J. Pepe, who is also a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University School of Law, participated as a panelist in The George Washington International Law Review’s annual symposium. This year’s theme was “Finance’s Final Frontier: The Role of Digital Assets & Cryptocurrency within the Global Economy.”

Other speakers participating in this symposium were CFTC Commissioner Kristin Johnson, GW Law Deans Rosa Celario and Michael Abramowicz, Scott Farnin of BetterMarkets, Dr. Mardoqueo Tóchez of the Embassy of El Salvador, and David Hirsch of the SEC Division of Enforcement, among others.

Doug and the other speakers discussed international law and policy challenges involving global technological advancement and economic shifts created by the rise of digital assets and their adoption as legitimate currency.