Startup Breakfast Club - Blockchain Edition
51, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Expanding FinTech to the U.S Legally
U.S. and Canadian Legal Issues for Blockchain and Crypto
Actionable content and town hall discussion with one of North America’s leading crypto and payments lawyers.
Questions You Might, or, Should Have
Am I regulated?
Will I need FINTRAC / FINCEN registration?
Will I need an AMF license or US state money transmitter licenses?
What are the implications of operating from Montreal and serving US clients?
Is it possible to operate without the necessary licenses?
Anti-Money Laundering for FinTech
Lots of room for Q&A
Adam Atlas Attorneys at Law Presenting
The firm advises principally US businesses on matters of fintech law, real and virtual currency payment processing, crypto and blockchain applications, credit card acquiring law, ISO agreements, payment facilitators, agent agreements, MSB licensing, AML policies and compliance, mobile payment applications, payment application licensing, prepaid access providers, prepaid access sellers, e-wallets, gift cards, m-commerce, novel form factors, prepaid debit card issuing, check processing, FinCEN compliance, state licensing of MTL, ATM, ACH, EFT, Bitcoin, virtual currency, digital currency and EV payments.
The firm publishes http://fintech.law a popular resource for payments advisors and their clients.
In order to help fintech startups and consultants automate fintech research, the firm also created www.MSBStatus.com that delivers the 50 state MSB status of any entity in 30 seconds.
More on the firm is available at
What's on the Agenda
08:15 am: Check-in: Settle in with some coffee & something to eat
08:30 am: Introduce yourself, pitch your business & your interests
09:00 am: Roundtable panel discussion
10:00 am: Networking: Analog socializing as in human-to-human interaction
10:30 am: Hard-stop