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The finance police are coming for the digital asset industry -- but are they moving fast enough, or will the sector swiftly improve its compliance capabilities to get out ahead of the regulators? Where does this leave investors? To hear more, tune in as Financial News' Trista Kelley, Jeremy Chan speak to Charles Allen, Chairman and CEO of BTCS, for the inside track.

When
Thu, Jul 21, 2022 · 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
Presenters
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Jeremy Chan
Trading and Tech Correspondent, Financial News
Jeremy is the Trading and Tech Correspondent at Financial News, covering market structure in a variety of asset classes. He has previously written for accountants and corporate treasurers.
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Trista Kelley
Features Editor, Financial News
Trista Kelley is the features editor at Financial News, a Dow Jones title, and runs coverage of investment banking, hedge funds and asset management. She has been a London-based financial journalist for more than a decade, where stints included the head of finance and markets at Business Insider UK, consultant for hedge fund clients on the media industry, and various posts at Bloomberg News, most recently team leader for market structure in Europe at the time of the onset of MiFID II regulations. She specialises in coverage of trading, stock markets and short-selling.
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Charles Allen
Chairman and CEO, BTCS
Charles has been involved in the blockchain industry since its earliest days. Since joining BTCS in 2013, he has leveraged his extensive experience in business strategy, investment banking, and capital markets transactions to develop and lead the Company’s evolving business model. Charles began his career as an engineer in the telecom industry and brings a balance of business and financial leadership as well as technical proficiency to the BTCS team.

Prior to joining BTCS he worked domestically and internationally on projects in technology, media, natural resources, logistics, medical services and financial services. Highlights include Managing Director at RK Equity Capital Markets LLC, Managing Director at TriPoint Global Equities, LLC, and Managing Director at Broadband Capital Management LLC, all boutique investment banks focused on advising and raising capital for small and mid size companies.

He received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University and a M.B.A. from the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary.