S.E.C. Chairman Jay Clayton & Andrew Ross Sorkin

The duo discuss blockchain and cryptocurrency

Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times columnist and founder and editor at large of DealBook, talks with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton about cryptocurrency and the growing market impact of blockchain.

Since taking office in May 2017, Clayton has been outspoken on securities law issues related to virtual currencies. Will the agency deepen its efforts to enforce broader regulations on initial coin offerings and the gatekeepers that support them? With blockchain spending by companies and governments more than doubling in the past year, what are the risks and rewards as this innovative new technology is increasingly adopted and implemented by banks, mortgage companies, retailers, health care providers and numerous other industries?

Watch rare and revealing conversation on a highly promising, often perplexing new technology that has investors excited and regulators wary of hacking, Ponzi schemes and other forms of digital fraud.

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