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Loeb & Loeb Joins the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

Loeb & Loeb LLP is pleased to announce that it has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC), a group of industry stakeholders focused on enhancing the security, privacy, productivity and interoperability of blockchain technology.

“As blockchain and cryptocurrencies continue to reshape financial technologies, it is increasingly important that we help our clients understand the legal implications of enterprise-appropriate blockchain strategies,” said partner and chair of the firm’s Payments Technology Practice Stephen A. Aschettino. “We’re excited to collaborate with innovative leaders in the industry to navigate this fast-evolving and far-reaching area.”

“We are thrilled to have Loeb & Loeb LLP join the GLBC,” said GLBC Interim Executive Director Cori Goudchaux. “Their highly regarded media, entertainment, advertising, energy, sports, capital markets and technology expertise will greatly benefit our members and all legal-industry stakeholders.”

GLBC is the largest legal-industry blockchain consortium in the world, comprised of more than 300 companies, law firms, software companies and universities that have joined together to develop standards to govern the use of blockchain technology in the business of law.

Loeb’s Blockchain team is co-led by Stephen Aschettino, Amir Azaran, Norwood P. Beveridge Jr. and David C. Fischer. The team works at the convergence of business and technology to help clients understand, deploy and integrate this emerging, transformative – and disruptive technology to their best business advantage.