Publications & Presentations
April 4, 2019

Polsinelli is pleased to announce that shareholder Stephen Rutenberg, a leader of the firm's FinTech and Regulation Practice, will be speaking at and chairing a session at INSOL (International  Association of  Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals) in Singapore.

What are "Smart Contracts" and How Might They Utilize Blockchain Technology to Revolutionize the Finance Sector?
Featured Speaker: Stephen Rutenberg

This session will offer a unique opportunity to work directly with industry leaders to learn about how blockchain technology can be used to program self-executing (smart) contracts and how the adoption of such contracts may impact insolvency. The interactive session will include a practical hands-on demonstration of a smart contract as well as a discussion of what makes a contract "smart" and the potential ramifications of this technology on the entire insolvency process.

Stephen Rutenberg's practice focuses on the intersection of distressed investing and FinTech including cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Combining the resources of Polsinelli's FinTech and Regulations practice with its Restructuring and Financial Services groups to provide clients with a deep understanding of the legal ramifications of the technical changes which may affect them.