Cryptocurrency, virtual currencies, Bitcoin - between the IRS plan to tax virtual currencies, and the pullout of investors from Facebook’s planned currency “Libra", cryptocurrency stays in the news. Maybe you already understand crypto and were an original Bitcoin investor, or maybe you have been fudging your way through cocktail party conversations - either way, we have the CLE you need to get up to speed. Check out the five cryptocurrency programs every attorney should watch before 2020:
The Intersection of Cryptocurrency & Securities Law. Once you’ve covered the basics of virtual currency regulation, take a deeper dive into the intersection of securities law and cryptocurrency, including SEC enforcement actions, published guidelines, and predictions for the future.
Cryptocurrency & Legal Ethics. Everything you need to know about cryptocurrencies, with a helping of legal ethics thrown in. This program is especially useful for attorneys whose clients are involved in the development of cryptocurrencies, or are in industries where virtual currencies are heavily used (hint: there’s a lot of them).
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