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36:17August 28, 2023

Wilson’s Rechtschaffen Recommends a NYC Education Effort to Encourage Responsible Use of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

In this testimony, Chair of the Wilson Center’s Digital Assets Forum, Alan Rechtschaffen provides insights to New York City Council Chair Gutiérrez and the Committee on responsible oversight. Alan Rechtschaffen shares that cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have the potential to provide increased financial inclusion, have proved to increase financial security and privacies and have significant efficiencies for recording information in a decentralized way.

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Alan N. Rechtschaffen

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

Trustee, Wilson Center;
Private Investor; Senior Lecturer of Laws, New York University  
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