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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:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Investment Management M&A - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation (Third Edition), Friday, July 20, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Bitcoin and Blockchain (Distributed Ledger) Technology: A Basic Primer Plus Applicability to Financial Services and Automotive Industry (June 22, 2017) - FinTech 2018, Monday, August 13, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Enforcement with Respect to Token and Cryptocurrency Exchanges After Dao and Munchee - Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Enforcement with Respect to Token and Cryptocurrency Exchanges After Dao and Munchee - Enforcement with Respect to Token and Cryptocurrency Exchanges After Dao and Munchee, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Enforcement with Respect to Token and Cryptocurrency Exchanges After Dao and Munchee - Enforcement with Respect to Token and Cryptocurrency Exchanges After Dao and Munchee, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Enforcement with Respect to Token and Cryptocurrency Exchanges After Dao and Munchee - Enforcement with Respect to Token and Cryptocurrency Exchanges After Dao and Munchee, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Friday, October 12, 2018, New York, NY
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