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Blockchain Technology: What Legal Professionals Need to Know (CLE course)

February 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


BlockSpaces is proud to welcome back “Proof of Law: What Legal Professionals Need to Know”, presented by Sasha Hodder, MBA, Esq. Partner, DLT Law, P.A, a practicing attorney specializing in blockchain, cryptocurrency and the Fintech sector.

Blockchain technology is already impacting the way legal professionals and clients do business. This course may be taken in part or as a series and allows attorneys to earn Florida Bar CLE credit while they learn about this emerging technology and the ever changing legal landscape surrounding it.

Price is per module.For more information and to register: http://bit.ly/Proof-of-law
Catalyst readers can use code “FLBLKCHNATTY” to receive discount.


Proof of Law: Module 1 — February 21, 2019 from 4–6pm for 2.5 Florida Bar CLE Credits

Overview of Bitcoin, the Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology
Distinctions between the various regulators including the SEC, CFTC, FinCEN, and the IRS
The History of ICOs
The implications of the DAO Notice & Director Hinman’s Speech
The SEC’s interventions to date
Proof of Law: Module 2 — March 21, 2019 from 4–6pm for 2.5 Florida Bar CLE Credits

Review of when a Token crosses the line to become a Security
The Consumer Token Model
When to use Regulation D, CF, S, or A+,
The lockup period required from Rule 144
The Wyoming Utility Token
Proof of Law: Module 3 — April 25, 2019 from 4–6pm for 2.5 Florida Bar CLE Credits

Overview of Crypto Exchanges
Pros and Cons of the Decentralized Exchange Model
Review of the “Good Actors” vs. “Bad Actors” in the Crypto Exchange
Review of the hacked exchanges and legal ramifications
SEC’s warning to Crypto Exchanges
Review of the Volcker Rule & Prop Trading
ETFs and the likelihood of approval
Review of the Enforcement Actions by the CFTC to date

Proof of Law: Module 4 — May 2, 2019 from 4–6pm for 2 Florida Bar CLE Credits

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network & their role in the industry
Definition of an Exchanger, Administrator, and User
Exemptions to FinCEN Registration, & an overview of the early cases
Which states require a money transmission license for virtual currency?
The OCC charter
The NY BitLicense
Bitcoin Tax legislation
Estate Planning & Wills overview



February 21, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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