The Winter 2023 Distinguished Shidler Lecture on Feb. 9 will be given by Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson.
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- UW Law Presents: Winter Quarter 2023 Shidler Lecture featuring CFTC Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson
Thursday, February 9, 2023, 11:30am – 1:20pm PST
Where: William H. Gates Hall (LAW)
The Shidler Lecture was funded by partners of the law firm of Shidler, McBroom, Gates & Lucas (now K&L Gates) to honor its founding partner Roger Shidler who graduated from UW School of Law in 1924. This firm took pride in its community engagement, client service, and in particular the work that the law firm did with many of the leading technology firms in the Northwest including Intermec, PhisioControl, SpaceLabs Medical, Sierra Geophysics, Aldus, and Microsoft.
The purpose of the Shidler Lecture is to bring distinguished professors, judges, and practicing lawyers to the School of Law to address cutting edge issues in intellectual property and technology law & policy.
The Winter Quarter Shidler Lecture features guest speaker Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson. Commissioner Johnson was sworn in March 30, 2022, after being nominated by President Joseph Biden in September 2021, and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate. She is an internationally recognized expert on financial markets regulation and corporate governance, compliance, and risk management. Her recent work examines the implications of emerging innovative technologies including distributed digital ledger technologies that enable the creation of digital assets and intermediaries and artificial intelligence technologies that target commercial and consumer financial transactions, transfers, and assessments.
Commissioner Johnson is also a nationally recognized expert on financial markets risk management law and policy with specialization in the regulation of complex financial products including the origination, distribution, and secondary market trading, clearing, and settlement of securities and derivatives.
A welcome reception will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the presentation.
An RSVP is required.
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