Cancellation Notice

In light of the health risks represented by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the recent state of emergency declared in a growing number of states and the travel bans being imposed by many companies in our industry, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 Risk & Compliance Summit in Chicago, IL from April 5-7, 2020. We understand that the Risk & Compliance Summit offers a vital forum to hear from and interact with industry thought leaders and luminaries. Therefore, we will be investigating alternative ways to deliver some of this valuable content to you throughout 2020. Please look for more information to follow in the near future.ComplianceEase will refund all registration and sponsorship payments within 60 days. We thank you for your patience as we work through this administrative effort. Should you have any questions please contact event@complianceease.com.

  • If you booked a hotel room with the JW Marriott, please call them directly to cancel at 312.660.8200.
  • We understand that most major airlines are currently offering no penalty cancellations for booked flights.
  • If you also registered for the CSBS hosted LEF Mini Summit on April 8th, please expect a separate email from CSBS.

Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to seeing you at our 2021 Risk & Compliance Summit.

With best regards,  Dan Smith, Summit Chair

Debbie Hoffman

Debbie Hoffman

CompanySymmetry Blockchain Advisors
PositionFounder & CEO

Debbie Hoffman is Founder & CEO of Symmetry Blockchain Advisors, Inc. where she works with clients in their endeavors related to education, strategy, compliance and development of blockchain solutions.  With her experience in financial services, law and technology innovation, Debbie brings a unique perspective in working with Symmetry’s clients. Debbie is also a 2019-20 Visiting Professor of Law at Barry University School of Law.  Furthermore, Debbie is the founder of Orlando-based Blockchain Technology and Business Meetup, serves as the education Chair for the Mortgage Bankers Association MISMO Blockchain Community of Practice, is the Associate Editor of Blockchain Media Magazine and is an advisor to a variety of tech companies including DomiDocs, BlockDrop, ClariLegal, Elphi, BlocSynergy and  CProp.

Debbie was previously the Chief Legal Officer at a financial services company where, in addition to overseeing all legal and compliance matters, she was an integral part of the executive team in the strategy and implementation of client solutions. She spent a decade of her career as a real estate finance attorney at the law firm of Thacher Proffitt & Wood in New York. Debbie has also been a professor at the Florida A&M University College of Law and the University of Central Florida.

Debbie was named as a 2019 American Bar Association Woman of Legal Tech, 2019 Winner of Women With a Vision Award by 20/20 Vision for Success and Mortgage Women Magazine, was selected as a 2018, 2016 and 2014 Woman of Influence by Housingwire Magazine and was awarded a 2015 Stevie® Award, Woman of the Year and a 2014 Stevie® Award, Female Executive.  She was named as a 2018 NAWRB Roaring Thirty Winner in the category of “The Visonary.”  In 2017, Debbie was awarded as a Top General Counsel by the First Chair Awards, received an Honorable Mention as a Leading Lady in the MReport’s Women in Housing issue and was named as a 2017 “Hot 100” in Mortgage Professional America. She is a frequent author in industry periodicals, a speaker at conferences and events, as well as a guest lecturer at universities of higher education.

SESSIONS

Symmetry Blockchain Advisors

Tech/Innovation Track

The Compliance Risks of Technology Advancements in Origination

6 April, 2020  2:50 pm  Grand Ballroom C