Blockchain, FinTech & the Law Conference

Blockchain is a foundational technology that promises to disrupt the way networks and markets currently operate. Essentially, it is an open, decentralized and trust-based system for organizing and maintaining information.

With the recent explosion of cryptocurrencies in the world, the term “Blockchain” and “FinTech” has captured the imagination of technologists, regulators and policy-makers alike.

However, the potential applications of Blockchain technology go far beyond the banking and finance sector, and include emerging domains such as e-commerce and social media, e-governance and e-voting, smart grids and public utility infrastructure, real estate, healthcare and the legal industry, to name a few.

Now is the perfect opportunity to discuss the adoption and regulation of Blockchain and Financial technology, including important public policy issues relating to governance, accountability, legality, privacy and information security.

With this objective in mind, World Law Alliance is organizing this Virtual Conference to bring together industry associations, entrepreneurs, government officials, lawyers, civil society members and academics to provide unique perspectives and practical insights on the adoption and regulation of Blockchain and FinTech.

Objectives of Seminar

  • To promote and encourage sharing of information amongst attendees regarding the fundamentals of Blockchain Technology and FinTech
  • To provide attendees with educational sessions and sometimes technological displays encompassing the best and most current information in the particular field.
  • To generate activities of a professional association.

About the Organization

We are the world organization, driving the new wave of Blockchain and FinTech culture to promote new technology.

With accessibility to 2000+ finest Tech professionals around the world in 70+ countries as our members, and with our innovative services, leadership, education, professional standards, training and development of new programs, WLA aims to provide world class experience to law students in the field of Blockchain and Financial Technology.

The organization endeavours to create a community, consisting of students, research scholars and practitioners, so as to generate debate and discussion in the aforesaid areas.


Academics, Social Workers, Social Activists, Lawyers, Students, Research Scholars, Personnel from Corporates, Professionals, General Counsels etc. from various fields of social work and/or law, allied subjects, and multi-disciplinary fields.

Key takeaways

  1. Understand the basics of Blockchain.
  2. Develop a fair knowledge of the role of a Professional in the abovementioned field.
  3. Understand legal nuances of being in FinTech.
  4. Understand the practical use case scenarios in the Blockchain and FinTech field.

About the Speakers

Ms. Akshata Namjoshi is an Associate Partner at KARM Legal and has experience in the UAE and India. Prior to joining KARM Legal, She was working with the leading law firms in India and UAE. She has advised high net individuals and corporates on Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Debt Restructuring, and Corporate Governance related issues. At KARM, she leads the FinTech, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Open Banking and Emerging Tech practice.

Mr. John O. Oladipo has extensive experience in Technology law advisory, transactions and Litigation. He regularly counsels and represents FinTech, InsurTech and AgricTech companies. He offers the benefit of his experience in this area, having defended various suits touching on IP rights.

As a seasoned lawyer, his immense contribution to the firm in his areas of expertise has awarded him representative and advisory roles for high-profile clients. He is also an author of scholarly written articles on issues on Technology, Blockchain, the Internet of things, Data protection and other emerging technological trends.

Ms. Osmin Calis is the Managing Director of Block Venture Studio, I am a Technology Leader with 26 years experience, including 13 years in Investment Banking. I studied at the SOAS, University of London, achieving a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics. I am passionate about the community and have been Secretary of the Society of African Earth Scientists for over 10 years.

Our Moderator, Mr. W. Patrick McPhilamy, III an Experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in the legal services space as a lawyer, an arbitrator, and a mediator. Practice areas include business, commercial, corporate, criminal, employment, estate planning and probate, family, insurance, intellectual property, international, personal injury, real estate, and trade law; trial, arbitration, and mediation; negotiation; online dispute resolution; alternative dispute resolution; and corporate governance. Strong business and legal professional committed to protecting human rights, strengthening the rule of law, eradicating extreme poverty, and ending hunger, graduated from the University of Cambridge.


Certificates will be provided to WLA Member students.

Contact Information

Clarifications, if any, may be sought from the WLA- World Law Alliance team by writing an email to

Vanshika Tiwari- World Law Alliance: 7678114090

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