Mike Bacina is a former software engineer turned lawyer that chairs the blockchain Australia organization. In this conversation we talk about de-banking and the regulatory environment in crypto. We touch on CBDCs, Blackrock, and Coinbase. Mike tells us what a blockchain lawyer does, And he plugs some of the speakers and events lined up for next week's Blockchain Week such as Caitlin Long. You can find the lineup at blockchainweek.com.au
01:35 debanking in crypto
05:55 operation chokepoint
09:05 bank digital currencies
18:16 technical complexity and UX
22:42 AML & CFT costs
32:14 blackrock ETF
42:02 blockchain week Australia
44:55 what does a blockchain lawyer do?
51:25 rapid fire
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Recorded at blockheight 794976. The BCNZ podcast was founded in 2022 by Jeff Nijsse and Bryan Ventura.