Practical Blockchain and Cryptocurrency - 1hr (Technology Credit)
By Nathan Workman, Protocol Analyst & Governance Expert at Figment Technologies and Licensed Attorney
Summary: Over the past three years, blockchain protocols and cryptocurrencies have emerged from a curiosity to a significant asset class, with an estimated 45% of adults in the United States having transacted with a blockchain ledger within the last year. If you've encountered issues related to this technology within your current practice, or believe that you may in the future, then you'll want to register for this novice-friendly, pragmatic program.
1) "Plain English" overview of how blockchains and cryptocurrencies work, with interactive demonstrations of real-world use cases and issues.
2) The life cycle of transactions on blockchain ledgers (i.e., who is involved, where data moves, and what evidence is available to verify what happens).
3) The current (and potential future) state of domestic and international regulatory frameworks applicable to assets and transfers on blockchain ledgers.
4) Best practices when blockchains and cryptocurrencies are involved in common litigation, transactional, tax, and estate planning matters.
5) Best practices for transacting with cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms in your legal practice.
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