Legal Training and CPD Courses for Lawyers
 Remember Me

Login Forgotten password?

Course Bitcoin Terminology: The Lawyer's Essential Guide

Overviewnew


Bitcoin and other Blockchain-based cryptocurrencies exploded in 2017, with a seemingly irrefutable promise of making instant billionaires of anyone getting involved. Then came the crash of 2018, but not only are the main players still going strong, there are now around 1,600 individual crypto-currencies vying for consumer attention. This course will make sense of the specialised terminology around this phenomenon and provide a springboard to the follow-on course on the wider importance of the underlying technology: Blockchain.

The course deals with the following:

  • How safe is the encryption technology used?
  • What are the risks of disclosure with public ledger?
  • How does the Blockchain/Legacy currency interface work? What are the legal risks?
  • How easy is it to track a Blockchain account?
  • Cryptographic hashing and keeping secrets on a public ledger
  • Bitcoin awards to keep the network infrastructure alive
  • How do Smart Contracts work?
  • The difference between Private and Public, Permissioned and Un-permissioned Blockchains
  • What are the similarities between an ICO and an IPO?

This is an essential overview for all those joining a corporate department in a City law firm and for in-house counsel who have not had any previous exposure to this arena or would benefit from a refresher.

You may also be interested in attending Blockchain in the Digital Economy: The Lawyer's Essential Guide which takes place on the same day.

Show all

Details


Type
Course
Level
Foundation
CPD
3 hours
SRA

Fees


£105.00
Package Price
Click here for details

£240.00
Non Member

(Excluding VAT)

Speakers


Christian ThornaesDetails

Brochure


Download

Book

Mon 17 Sep 2018 Book

09:30 | Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Christian Thornaes

Mon 17 Dec 2018 Book

09:30 | London
Christian Thornaes

Related items


Sponsored by


About membership

CLT membership provides excellent service, great value for money and above all, quality events saving up to 50% of your training costs.

Keep in touch

Follow us on

Linkedin twitter

Help & Support

For help, support and bookings call:
+44 (0)121 362 7705 or visit our support section for FAQs, venue maps and brochures.