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Introduction to blockchain: Breakfast seminar

16 May 19

This breakfast seminar will provide a thorough introduction to blockchain and identify the key issues that all lawyers should be aware of.

Blockchain is a term that has come from near-obscurity to an enduring part of the discussion of how technology will change legal practice. But, in spite of its omnipresence, many people still don’t know what blockchain is, or how it works.

That’s understandable: it can be quite complex. However, given its potential to transform the way we carry out transactions and provide an infrastructure for whole new systems of contracts and cryptocurrency, it would be wise for lawyers – particularly those with clients in finance and technology – to keep up to date with how blockchain is being used.

After all, in recent times we have seen the first house bought with cryptocurrency and cryptocurrency and regulators highlighting their concern with its potential to facilitate money laundering. We’ve seen banks implementing blockchain in their back-office procedures and debates on the ethics of smart contracts.

The soaring and plummeting of Bitcoin might have been grabbing the headlines, but there is so much going on beyond that. This briefing will provide a thorough introduction to blockchain and identify the key issues that all lawyers should be aware of.

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