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Mastering Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Bitcoin, & Smart Contracts CLE - Telephonic Seminar - Last Day for Advance Sale

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Learn the latest on Mastering Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Bitcoin, & Smart Contracts CLE with this convenient, telephonic seminar. All registered attendees who are unable to participate in the teleconference will be e-mailed a complimentary absentee recording & podcast of the full-length seminar two days after the teleconference. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, receive access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this telephonic seminar.

Mastering Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Bitcoin, & Smart Contracts CLE

90-Minute, Telephonic Seminar
Noon-1:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Last Day for Advance Sale

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

Benefits:

Cryptocurrency, blockchain, and smart contracts have become one of the most profitable and fastest growing practice areas today. Shares of bitcoin have seen tenfold increases recently. There is a material need for attorneys to understand the latest legal issues involving these emerging payment markets and systems. These technologies can be as transformative as the internet and will create significant opportunities for legal expertise & growth. Fortune 500 companies, governments, and start-ups alike are all seeking to take advantage of this novel use of currency. The faculty for this seminar features three authorities on the subject. This comprehensive program will cover the most relevant issues and practical solutions, including Blockchain, alternative capital raising, 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 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 Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Bitcoin, & Smart Contracts CLE:

a. An Overview of Bitcoin & Digital Currencies

b. Legal Challenges Presented by these Emerging Payment Markets & Systems

c. Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Legal Issues

d. Use of Blockchain in Corporate Transactions

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

f. SEC Regulations involving Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

g. Legal Tools to Navigate cryptocurrency Exchanges

h. Accepting Bitcoin as Payment & Alternative Payment Methods

i. Compliance: Anti-Money Laundering Challenges

j. Legal Effects of "Smart Contracts"

k. Taxation of Bitcoin and Virtual Currency

l. Impact of Upcoming & Proposed Regulations

Interactive Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Dario de Martino is a Partner at Morrison & Foerster, where he serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group. Mr. de Martino regularly counsels global companies on a variety of complex matters, including with respect to acquisitions and strategic investments in blockchain-enabled technologies. He focuses on domestic and cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs, joint ventures, strategic and private equity transactions, and corporate governance matters. Mr. de Martino represents a broad array of major U.S.-based and multinational technology (including software, semiconductors, IoT, cloud computing and AI, financial services, life sciences + healthcare, and industrial companies. He is a highly sought-after speaker and writer on developing topics in M&A and private equity, with a particular focus on innovative technologies in the FinTech and MedTech industries. He is a graduate of Columbia University Law School.

2. Bryan C. Skarlatos is a Partner at Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, where he specializes in representing clients in sensitive matters, many of which involve negotiations with government agencies. He is a highly sought-after lecturer and author on Bitcoin & Blockchain taxation issues, and has been quoted for tax matters in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuters, Financial Times, Tax Analysts-Tax Notes, and Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report. Mr. Skarlatos is experienced in all types of civil and criminal tax controversies, white collar criminal and regulatory investigations, complex litigation, tax whistleblower claims and voluntary disclosures. He also provides clients with advice on a broad range of tax, estate, and business planning issues. Mr. Skarlatos has been recognized by SuperLawyers as one of the Top 100 lawyers in his state and he is listed in Best Lawyers in America where he was named Tax Litigator of the Year for his state. He also is ranked in Band One of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Mr. Skarlatos is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where he serves as an Adj. Professor of Law teaching a course on Tax Penalties and Prosecutions. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel where he serves of the Board of Regents.

3. Shauna S. Brennan is the Founding Member of Brennan Legal Counsel Group, PLLC. Ms. Brennan has held in-house positions as Associate General Counsel at Harrah’s Operating Company and NationsBank (now Bank of America) as well as private law firm positions. Ms. Brennan provides legal advice in bitcoin, real estate matters, including acquisition and development issues and agreements, §1031 tax-deferred exchanges, disposition agreements, leases, construction contracts, and zoning, permit and other governmental processes. Ms. Brennan also advises on business formation, vendor, entertainment, promotion and marketing agreements, and financial transactions and structures, including opinion letters. Ms. Brennan obtained her Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School, where she was a member of Notre Dame Law Review.

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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**

Arkansas Supreme Court - Office of Prof. Programs 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

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE 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)

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Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Carolina - Supreme Court of South Carolina for 1.5 MCLE 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

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Virginia State Bar 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.

***** Members of the SC Bar may seek credit directly with the CLE Commission by submitting the 1-page form to the Commission prior to the teleconference and may contact the sponsor to secure an off-set in the registration cost.

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