Date: February 16, 2023
Time: 1:00PM (EST)
This session will present a background primer on the concepts of blockchain and cryptocurrency and then apply that background to a discussion of the various tax and securities law concepts that apply to the utilization of cryptocurrency as a compensation tool.
The panelists, featuring Michelle Capezza and Anne Bruno, will discuss issues raised by using cryptocurrency in lieu of cash to compensate employees and other service providers and will also address the ways that cryptocurrency can form the basis of various forms of incentive compensation. The latest guidance regarding investing qualified retirement plan assets in cryptocurrency will also be presented.
The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of CLE credit in 60-minute states and 1.8 hours of CLE credit in 50-minute states in states accrediting ABA live webinars and teleconferences. *Credit hours granted are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.