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Blockchain Law Workshop (Regina)

Dominion Blockchain Learning Courses (DBLC) provided by Dominion Bitcoin Mining Company LTD

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)

Blockchain Law Workshop (Regina)

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If you want to remain competitive as a legal professional, you need to learn more about Bitcoin as well as Blockchain, the technology that is considered to be paradigm shifting. Interest in Bitcoin and Blockchain is at an all-time high due to Bitcoin increasing by over 900% in the last year alone.

The blockchain is operating in a “Wild West” legal and regulatory environment in Canada, but the technology is developing rapidly and is one killer app away from going mainstream. Leading laws firms must be prepared for this evolving area of practice.”

Attend the 3-hour legal workshop, hosted by DBLC, and learn topics such as:

  • The Blockchain’s Impact on Legal Practice

  • Smart Contracts

  • Developing Bitcoin Law

  • Regulations

This workshop is accredited for  3 CPD Hrs. 

Full agenda below:

Bitcoin Law (1 hr)

• Bitcoin History

• Legally defining a bitcoin within Canadian law, through case law and legislation from the 1899's decision of Moss v Hancock to today.

• (Bitcoin is it money/currency/securities/ and property)

• Anti- Money laundering regime

• FINTRAC

• Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act

• Money Service Business (bitcoins)

• Other influential Canadian and international cases involving bitcoins

• Upcoming Legal developments: International regulatory regimes, international convents (MTGOX Bankruptcy) and the Canadian Senate committee on Banking and Trade recommendations on Virtual Currencies.

• Criminal uses of Bitcoin and how to avoid being duped

o Q and A (Networking break)

Blockchain (50 min)

• How the blockchain works

• Digital tokens (securities, shares, property, service contracts, etc.)

• Regulation and legality of Digital Tokens (AKA: Coloured Coins)

• ICOs and ITOs (and related securities law issues)

• Public blockchains ( evidence, tracing, and privacy law issues)

• Private blockchains (security of client data and accounts)

• How the blockchain can currently be applied or adapted to for uses in a law firm:

o File management 

o Georgian Land Titles on Bitcoin blockchain // Ukraine Land Titles on The Ethereum Blockchain

o The lawyers’ new role in blockchain assisted real estate transactions (Undertakings and trust conditions, security, etc.)

o Digital Escrow (Undertaking and trust conditions, bailment, code of conduct)

o Trust accounting on the blockchain (Common accounting errors, ageing accounts, law society rules, Code of Conduct, best practices, reporting to client, retainers)

o Q and A (Networking break)

Smart Contracts (45 Minutes)

• Defining Smart Contracts

• Adapting precedent to blockchain tech. (Ethereum and NXT blockchains)

• Triggering events and reporting in smart contracts

• Automatic enforcement

• Are they binding?

• The Legal enforceability of smart contracts

• Smart contract disputes

• Ethical considerations in smart contract drafting.

o Q and A (Networking break)

 

For more information visit www.DBLC.ca

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Regina
1925 Victoria Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 0R3
Canada

Wednesday, 1 November 2017 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CST)


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Dominion Blockchain Learning Courses (DBLC) provided by Dominion Bitcoin Mining Company LTD

Dominion Blockchain Learning Courses (DBLC) provided by Dominion Bitcoin Mining Company LTD. (DBMC)I

DBLC is a Continuing Professional Development Provider and our workshops are accredited by The Law Society of Upper Canada and The Law Society of Saskatchewan for 3 CPD Hours.   

For more information visit www.DBLC.ca

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