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Mastering Bitcoin, Blockchain, & Digital Currency Law CLE -- 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

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Learn the latest on Mastering Bitcoin, Blockchain, & Digital Currency Law with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Mastering Bitcoin, Blockchain, & Digital Currency Law CLE

90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to Complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.


Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.

Benefits:

The huge expansion in Bitcoin & digital currencies in states across the nation and globally has led to a significant need for attorneys proficient in the cutting-edge use of related legal and regulatory issues. The laws vary greatly and have been in flux with the proliferation of Fortune 500 companies, governments, and start-ups seeking to take advantage of this growing use of currency. The faculty for this seminar features several leading authorities on the subject. This comprehensive program on virtual currency law will introduce you to the most relevant issues and practical solutions, including Blockchain, distributed ledger, the growth of cryptocurrencies, role of digital currencies in financial transactions, "Smart Contracts," compliance & avoidance strategies, and virtual currency transmissions. The faculty will also cover the changes and progress on the latest legal developments and future regulations. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the program.

Agenda:

Mastering Bitcoin, Blockchain, & Digital Currency Law:

a. An Overview of Bitcoin & Virtual Currencies

b. Most Critical Challenges involving Digital Currencies

c. Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Legal Issues

d. Profiting from the Growth of Cryptocurrencies

e. Issues faced by Fortune 500 Companies, Governments, and Start-ups

f. "Smart Contracts"

g. Case Law Update

h. Compliance & Avoidance Strategies

i. Virtual Currency Transmissions

j. Role of Digital Currencies in Financial Transactions

Interactive Question & Answer Session with the Experts

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Mark W. Rasmussen is a Partner at Jones Day. He is a seasoned litigator and trial lawyer with experience representing companies, corporate officers, and directors in a variety of matters, including securities and shareholder litigation, regulatory and internal investigations, FCPA compliance, merger litigation, contract disputes, antitrust, ERISA, trade secret claims, and bankruptcy litigation. He also writes and speaks on Blockchain technology and regulatory compliance for crypto-currency businesses and is actively involved in Jones Day's Blockchain initiative. He represented clients in high-stakes commercial litigation in federal and state courts across the country. He has defended companies in multiple shareholder and consumer class actions. He also has defended companies and their officers and directors in actions arising from mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Mr. Rasmussen has handled arbitrations for companies under the AAA and CPR arbitration rules and pursued trade secret, fraudulent conveyance, and breach-of-contract claims for a variety of companies, from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations. He also has significant experience handling regulatory and internal investigations for corporations and corporate officers. Mr. Rasmussen has investigated and defended matters involving allegations of accounting improprieties and false disclosures, conflicts of interest, FCPA violations, antitrust offenses, and other misconduct. His representations in these areas have included matters in the United States, Mexico, and Brazil. Mr. Rasmussen is a graduate of Columbia Law School.

2. Marjorie J. Peerce is a Partner at Ballard Spahr, where she focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense, regulatory matters, and complex civil litigation. In her more than 30 years of practice, she has handled matters across the criminal and regulatory spectrum. Ms. Peerce appears in courts around the country. She has handled criminal and regulatory investigations concerning, for example, violations of the Internal Revenue Code, securities fraud (including Bitcoins), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Bank Secrecy Act, government contract procurement and subsidy fraud, mail fraud, bribery, accounting fraud, immigration fraud, health care fraud, environmental matters, commodities fraud, computer fraud and hacking, and criminal customs investigations. Ms. Peerce has handled a significant number of matters with the SEC, as well as with FINRA and the CFTC. She has handled numerous matters with the New York Attorney General in a variety of areas. In her civil practice, Ms. Peerce has represented defendants in securities class actions, financial institutions in commercial and real estate disputes, employees involved in noncompete disputes, general commercial litigation, and matters for several major real estate companies. Ms. Peerce began her career as a law clerk to a U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York and is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.

3. Alan Cohn practices at Steptoe & Johnson LLC, where he advises clients from a range of industries on cybersecurity, blockchain, and distributed ledger technology issues, and other national security and emerging technology issues. Mr. Cohn is co-chair of the firm’s Blockchain and Digital Currency practice. He serves as counsel to the Blockchain Alliance, a public-private forum established by a broad coalition of companies and organizations to help combat criminal activity on the blockchain, and advises companies and investors concerning a range of issues associated with the adoption and use of blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Mr. Cohn also coordinates the Coalition for Responsible Cybersecurity, which was formed by leading cybersecurity companies to prevent dual-use export control rules from harming defensive cybersecurity products, services, and technologies. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cohn served in senior policy positions at the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for almost a decade, most recently as the assistant secretary for strategy, planning, analysis & risk and second-in-charge overall of the DHS Office of Policy. While at DHS, Mr. Cohn established the cyber policy office within the DHS Office of Policy, and helped shape department policy on issues such as cybersecurity information sharing, cybercrime and cyber-related sanctions, and cyber incident management. He also represented DHS on the Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States (CFIUS) and related national security review processes for foreign investments, acquisitions, and US license applications. Mr. Cohn also designed and led the first two Quadrennial Homeland Security Reviews—comprehensive year-long reviews of homeland security—and helped implement DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson’s Unity of Effort Initiative, a major corporate-level DHS governance, integration, and management reform effort. Prior to government service, Mr. Cohn represented major corporations in federal and state court litigation, labor negotiations, and compliance matters involving federal agencies, including the US Department of Labor. He is a graduate of Georgetown University Law center and Columbia University.

Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, judges, paralegals, and legal professionals.

You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed.

CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending, available, & approved jurisdictions:

Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credits

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Illinois - Supreme Court of Illinois for 1.5 MCLE Credits

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits ******

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

****** Please enter NE Bar number on registration form when registering.
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