Top Lawyer Marco Santori Joins Augur’s Overseeing Foundation
On Saturday, Augur published a blog post welcoming Marco Santori to the advisory board of the Forecast Foundation. The appointment was made official some three years after both Santori and the Forecast Foundation had sustained a loose collaboration.
— Augur (@AugurProject) July 8, 2018
Marco is President and Chief Legal Officer of Blockchain.info. Previously partner at Cooley LLC, he is also the Legal Ambassador for the Delaware Blockchain Initiative, and an advisor to the International Monetary Fund. He’s been called “The Dean of Digital Currency Lawyers” by the American Banker, and counseled on compliance with and disputes over money services, securities and derivatives laws. Santori is widely familiar throughout the crypto and blockchain space.
Forecast Foundation is the entity tasked with developing the cryptographic platform Augur (REP), the open-sourced, decentralized, peer-to-peer oracle and prediction market platform built atop the Ethereum blockchain.
The announcement explained that Santori will be assisting the team with strategic advice and guidance over the coming months.