Live Event: October 16 (New York City)
BitAngels Networking and Pitchfest
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BitAngels NYC presents a CoinAgenda Global Conference Preview
On October 16, 2019, BitAngels NYC is doing something a little different: besides the opportunity to hear from exciting new companies, we are hosting a CoinAgenda Global Conference preview talk from Manny Alicandro, Esq. discussing the legal and regulatory issues involved with starting up and investing in blockchain companies. Manny will be joined by Jason Nagi, Partner, Shareholder @ Polsinelli. CoinAgenda Global, now in its sixth year and kicking off Las Vegas Blockchain Week, will be held October 26-28.
Our BitAngels NYC breakfast event will also provide an opportunity to hear about the latest blockchain projects from:
Special Discount Offer to BitAngels NYC attendees: Get $400 off a CoinAgenda ticket with code BANY400
About Our Special Guest
Manny Alicandro, JD & MBA
Attorney I Senior Capital Markets Expert │ FinTech & RegTech Advisor
Manny Alicandro is an attorney with broad expertise in compliance, risk management, regulation, controls, surveillance, supervision, and governance. He has worked in diverse leadership roles in
alternative asset management, banking, management consulting, electronic markets, trading technology and regulation, and is a frequent industry speaker, panelist, webcaster, and published
Presently, Manny is Principal of the Law Office of Manny Alicandro where he works with clients on crypto and blockchain projects. Manny was General Counsel at MANA Partners, a trading, technology and asset management firm, where he led all strategic and tactical legal initiatives and was involved in the firm’s incubation of newFinTech and RegTech. Previous to MANA, he was Director of the Financial Services Risk and Regulatory Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Advisory Services LLC where he advised clients on the overall management and performance of their business with a focus on compliance management, regulation, risk, controls, and governance. Prior to PwC, Manny was Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel at JPMorgan Chase covering cash equities and electronic trading.
Earlier in his career, through his almost ten years at NASDAQ where he was an Assistant General Counsel and President of BOX Regulation, he developed his expertise in electronic trading,U.S.trading regulations, management of electronic exchanges, and market structure issues. Prior to working for NASDAQ, Manny spent almost thirteen years in compliance and regulatory leadership roles working for several large securities firms and FINRA. During this time, he gained in-depth knowledge of legal and regulatory compliance issues pertaining to equities, derivatives, options andfutures markets.
Manny has a BA from New York University, an MS from Pace University, a JD from New York Law School and an MBA from MIT. He is a member of the Bar, State of New York and is admitted in the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, the US Tax Court and the US Supreme Court.
His advisory capabilities include:
▪ Providing legal and strategic counselon founding and structuring ofnew companies and funds
▪ Designing and building electronic markets and regulation tosupport electronicmarkets
across all tradeable asset classes and crypto
▪ Providing market and regulatory expertise for FinTech and RegTech products
▪ Creating compliance programs