Blockchain for Lawyers

Blockchain for Lawyers

When it comes to Blockchain, cryptocurrency trading, crimes related to cryptocurrency, and the current legal status of Blockchain and cryptocurrency knowledge is a valuable asset. This course delivers knowledge of cryptocurrency and Blockchain from the perspective of the law.

This course gives an understanding of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, the cryptocurrency marketplace, and Blockchain from the legal perspective such that lawyers can begin down the specialization path. Learners will develop an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of cryptocurrency and Blockchain. Attendees don’t have to have any blockchain or crypto knowledge. However, understanding Bitcoin and blockchain technology is highly valuable. Course attendees will learn how to gain insight into cryptocurrencies and Blockchain and understand how they are used and misused. Also, the current legal environment is presented.

Continuing Law Education (CLE):
2.5 CLE Credits – Law Practice Management
19 CLE Credits – Areas of Professional Practice

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 10 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 10 Hours
  • LIVE Online: 2 Hours+
  • Tuition: $249
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation 1 Hour LIVE Online (optional)
Blockchain for Lawyers 10 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Instructor AMA- bi-monthly1 Hour + LIVE Online (optional)

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Blockchain for Lawyers Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:
  • Blockchain Overview
  • Regulatory Environment Overview by Region
  • Cryptocurrency, Securities, Governance, and Exchanges

Certificate of Completion – Blockchain for Lawyers – 10 Hours

Prerequisites

No prior blockchain or computer programming experience is required.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for Lawyers, Paralegals, Law Students, Regulatory Professionals, and Consultants. It’s also suitable for anyone keen on understanding the influence of blockchain technology on the legal sector, including its diverse business implications and societal impacts.

Blockchain for Lawyers Sample Course Content

Module 1: Blockchain Overview

  • An Overview of Blockchain
  • Cryptography & Exchange of Value
  • Definitions, Ledgers, Mining and Participants
  • Securities & Smart Contracts

Module 2: Regulatory Environment Overview, by region

  • US State Laws
  • European Union
  • Europe cont. & Intl. Developments
  • International Agencies
  • International cont. & Other Noteworthy Jurisdictions

Module 3: Cryptocurrency, Securities, Governance and Exchanges

  • Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency
  • Cryptocurrency (continued) & Securities
  • Securities (continued) and ICOs
  • ICOs cont. and Intro to Rewards & Tokens
  • Corporate Governance and (The/A) DAO

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Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & LIVE Online
  • Tuition: $249
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 10 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Module Quizzes and Knowledge Checks
  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • LIVE Online Instructor AMAs
  • Certification Exam Prep

Certification Competencies

Course content covers 25% of the Focus Area Certification Exam Competencies for the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB) Blockchain Government Advisor Level 1 2023 Certification.

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Certification Tracks

BLOCKCHAIN LEGAL PROFESSIONAL

Includes:

  • Web3 Foundations
  • Blockchain Foundations
  • Blockchain for Lawyers
  • Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Legal Professional Level 1 Certification (AI Proctored)

BLOCKCHAIN LEGAL AND REGULATORY PROFESSIONAL

Includes:

  • Web3 Foundations
  • Blockchain Foundations
  • Blockchain for Lawyers
  • Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Legal Professional Level 1 Certification (AI Proctored)
  • Blockchain Regulatory Environment
  • Blockchain Enterprise Strategy
  • Key Management
  • AML/KYC Essentials
  • Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-money Laundering
  • Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness
  • OFAC Compliance Essentials
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Legal Professional Level 2 Certification (AI Proctored)