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Lee A. Schneider

Lee A. Schneider

Block.One
General Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Lee A. Schneider is global General Counsel at Block.One, the world’s largest blockchain developer and author of the EOSIO software. Schneider is responsible for all of the company’s legal affairs and will be involved in its proactive regulatory and compliance initiatives.

He joined Block.One after leading the blockchain practices at two major international firms, most recently McDermott Will & Emery. While at McDermott, Lee led both the Fintech and broker dealer practices.

Lee has been recognized as one of the leading voices in blockchain related regulation and compliance, and has played a role in structuring several of the largest and most successful blockchain-related projects.

Schneider co-hosts Appetite for Disruption, a bi-weekly FinTech podcast with former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes, and has contributed to the global-leading guidance, “A Securities Law Framework for Blockchain Tokens” developed by Coinbase.

Mr. Schneider holds a Juris Doctor degree from American University’s Washington College of Law and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Lee A. Schneider is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics - Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin - FinTech 2017, Thursday, August 17, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics (May 8, 2017) - Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics - Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin - Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin, Thursday, August 17, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics - Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics - Broker-Dealer Exam Priorities and Hot Topics, Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin - Fintech: BlockChain and BitCoin, Thursday, August 17, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Fundamentals of Broker-Dealer Regulation 2017, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, New York, NY
FinTech 2017, Wednesday, August 23, 2017, New York, NY
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Best Execution and Customer Order Handling - Broker-Dealer Regulation (Second Edition), Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Investment Management M&A - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation (Third Edition), Friday, July 20, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Friday, October 05, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2018, Friday, October 05, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Friday, October 05, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Friday, October 05, 2018, Boston, MA
Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Friday, October 05, 2018, Atlanta, GA
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