Meet our speakers: Andrew Rosell, Winstead PC
Blockchain Boot Camp is coming to Dallas October 24, 2017, where you can get up to speed on bitcoins, blockchains, cryptocurrency, smart contracts, and more. This intense one-day seminar will feature leaders in the industry providing in-depth analysis and strategies around security, legalities, and the financial opportunities available in this fast-growing marketplace.
Andrew Rosell with Winstead PC, one of the largest business law firms in Texas, will be speaking at the Bootcamp regarding holding and trading cryptocurrencies in private funds and other applicable security laws. Rosell is a shareholder at Winstead and chairs the Investment Management and Private Funds Industry Group. The group has recently spent significant time in discussions with operators of investment funds, custodians, exchanges and regulators regarding cryptocurrencies. Attendees of the Blockchain Boot Camp will benefit greatly from the experience and insight that will be shared by Rosell.
Rosell received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University (SMU) and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Dedman School of Law at SMU. He has spent half his career as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer with a SEC-registered investment adviser and private fund sponsor. Since joining Winstead’s Corporate Securities / Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, Rosell has developed a diverse securities practice representing wealth managers, mutual fund managers, private investment fund managers, and more.
In addition, Rosell has significant experience with the emerging distributed ledger technologies, cryptocurrencies, and blockchains, particularly with regard to the real and potential legal and regulatory risks and concerns associated with holding these assets in private funds.
A recent Winstead News Alert, Bitcoin and Blockchain: Certain U.S. Regulatory Considerations for Investment Managers, explores the basics of cryptocurrency and blockchain investments, the current regulatory environment, and the risks associated with the rapidly changing marketplace.