Alumni Speaker Series Virtual Q&A featuring Chris Land '11
Topic: Cryptocurrency, bitcoin, banking & tech, financial services, law school, public service/government careers.
Student Moderator: Juan Roca-Paisley
Submit a question to Chris here: http://bit.ly/ChrisQuestions
Chris is General Counsel of the Wyoming Division of Banking, where he oversees the implementation of Wyoming's highly-regarded blockchain and digital asset laws, as well as supervision of Wyoming's growing financial services industry more broadly. Chris was the primary drafter of the thirteen bills adopted by Wyoming in 2018-19 which set forth a detailed framework for the legal status of digital assets, digital asset custody and the creation of Wyoming's new special purpose depository institution bank charter. In his career to this date, Chris has previously worked for the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, the British House of Commons and the Florida Executive Office of the Governor. Chris was also recently a Research Fellow at the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. Additionally, this year Chris was named as a distinguished young alumnus of Florida State University. Chris is a native of Panama City, Florida and holds a B.S. from Florida State University, a LL.M. in Legislation from the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.
Monday, October 26 at 3:00pm to 4:00pmVirtual Event