Kathleen Moriarty
PartnerChapman and Cutler LLP
Kathleen H. Moriarty is a partner in Chapman and Cutler’s Investment Management Group. She represents entities that are developing businesses involved in the virtual currency and blockchain spaces. For example, she was involved in the creation of a bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) and advises funds investing in blockchain companies as well as virtual currencies directly. Kathleen also represents entities using the blockchain to underpin a variety of uses, such as clearing securities, constructing identification systems for stateless children and establishing repositories for legal data and she has been involved with custody issues as well She also has extensive experience in the creation, structuring, and development of ETPs, including precious metal trusts. Kathleen is regularly quoted in the media about issues relating to blockchain, bitcoin, other virtual currency related matters as well as ETPs. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and webinars and has published articles on these topics.