Bryan C. Skarlatos participated in the panel titled "Life Cycle And Tax Implications Of A Cryptocurrency" at the ABA Section of Taxation 2018 May Meeting

This panel followed the life cycle of a cryptocurrency and the tax issues that arise at each stage including the formation of the entity issuing the token, solicitation of investors via a SAFT, token launch and acceptance on an exchange, and tokens held for investment purposes and used similar to fiat currency.

Moderator: Allison Baker Shealy, Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker PA, Potomac, MD

Panelists: Jeff Gorham, Frost Brown Todd LLC, Indianapolis, IN; Bryan Skarlatos, Kostelanetz & Fink LLP, New York, NY; Additional Panelist TBD