Financial Markets and Funds Senior Counsel Gary DeWaal will speak on the "Case Study: Navigating Bitcoins and Other Virtual Currencies in ERISA Plan Investments" panel discussion at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19. The panel will use a case study to review the basics of virtual currencies and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) issues raised when an ERISA plan invests in such currencies. After attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how virtual currencies work
  • Identify the ERISA concerns raised by virtual currency investments
  • Explain the current DOL guidance regarding ERISA plan investments in virtual currencies

Learn more about the ERISA Plan Investments in the Financial Markets 2024: The Fundamentals program.