Blockchain for Legal Professionals

Blockchain for Legal Professionals is one of several training classes that will be conducted at BDT SuperSummit. The complete list of classes is available here. To register for one or more of the classes and for the conference itself, visit this Eventbrite page.

Blockchain for Legal Professionals is a half-day training program that will feature five (5) 1-hour presentations on:

  • Blockchain and State Law
  • Blockchain: Privacy and Security
  • Comparative International Law: USA vs Global
  • Cryptocurrencies and Taxation
  • Litigation, Enforcement and Gatekeeper Liability

The program will start about Noon on October 31, 2018, and end at about 5 p.m. the same day. It will be followed by a happy hour party for networking with your peers and other conference attendees.

Course outline

1. Introduction to Blockchain and State Law – 1 CLE credit

  • New York Bitcoin License
  • Delaware Corporate Law
  • Proposed Texas Corporate Law
  • Wyoming Law
  • Uniform Bitcoin Committee Laws related to Blockchain

2. Blockchain: Privacy and Security – 1 CLE credit
The state of the law on security and privacy rights on Blockchain

3. Comparative International Law – USA vs. Global – 1 CLE Credit
Securities laws, commodities laws, and bank secrecy regulation as it relates to blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

4. Blockchain Entity and Cryptocurrency Taxation- 1 CLE credit
U.S. and foreign taxation of blockchain entities and cryptocurrencies.

5. Litigation, Enforcement and Gatekeeper Liability- 1 Ethics CLE credit
Gatekeeper liability and litigation in blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Additional information

  • For a thorough grounding on the basics of blockchain technology, we recommend that you also register for the Blockchain & DLT 101 class. You may register for both classes and for the conference itself by visiting this Eventbrite page.
  • A 2-3-hour Happy Hour party will come after the Blockchain for Legal Professionals program ends.

Blockchain for Legal Professionals is one of several training classes that will be conducted at BDT SuperSummit. The complete list of classes is available here. To register for one or more of the classes and for the conference itself, visit this Eventbrite page.