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Stablecoins are a type of crypto asset whose value is tied to an outside asset, such as the U.S. dollar or gold. While stablecoins have become increasingly used to manage volatility and facilitate transfers of crypto assets, despite their name, stablecoins are certainly not free of risk. Our panel explores the benefits and shortcomings of stablecoins, and legal issues that relate to these digital products.

Our panel also explores the new and emerging world of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), and discuss legal issues as well as broader policy implications of such assets.


  • Usman M. Sheikh - Partner & National Head - Blockchain & Smart Contract Group, Gowling WLG
  • Michael Garellek - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Laura Gheorghiu - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Laurent Féral-Pierssens - Chief Operating Officer, Bitt

This on-demand webinar is part of our 2021 Blockchain Webinar Series. Watch more from the series »

*This program is eligible for up to 1 hour of substantive CPD credits with the LSO and LSBC, and may be eligible for up to 1 hour of CPD/CLE credits in other jurisdictions. If you require a certificate, please contact Shannon Wadsworth.