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

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Learn the latest on Mastering Bitcoin, Blockchain, Digital Currency, and Cryptocurrency Law with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar and Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course and 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, and Cryptocurrency Law

90-Minute On-demand Seminar and Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to complete Course/Reference Material and Complimentary Podcast.

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


The huge growth in Bitcoin nd 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 and avoidance strategies, as well as 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.


Bitcoin, Blockchain, Digital Currency, and Cryptocurrency Law CLE:

a. An Overview of Bitcoin and Virtual Currencies

b. Most Critical Challenges involving Digital Currencies

c. Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Legal Issues

d. Profiting from the Growth of Cryptocurrencies

e. Digital Currencies in Financial Transactions

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

g. SEC Regulations involving Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

h. "Smart Contracts"

i. Compliance & Avoidance Strategies

j. Anti-Money Laundering Regulations and Comptroller of the Currency Issues

k. Case Law Update

l. U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Lab Program

Recorded Question and Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Rebecca J. Simmons is a Partner at Sullivan and Cromwell LLP, where she represents clients in the structuring and development of financial products, novel securities and structured transactions; in insolvency related matters and resolution planning, including living wills; in the development of payments, settlement, clearing and other financial technology businesses and systems; and in regulated transactions such as the development of new lines of business and corporate acquisitions. Her practice areas include U.S. banking and commodities laws and regulation, payments, technology and outsourcing matters, bankruptcy and insolvency issues relating to complex transactions, corporate restructuring, derivatives structuring and regulation, U.S. securities laws and capital markets transactions. Ms. Simmons led the team that represented the group of commuting counterparties in CIFG’s award-winning restructuring deal, and has represented both sponsors and investors in the resolution and restructuring of structured transactions affected by the recent market crisis. She has represented dealers in the derivatives markets in evaluating the risks raised by derivatives clearing; the development of payment and settlement systems, including the establishment of the CLS Services foreign exchange settlement system; and the negotiation of agreements with technology service providers and other outsourcing arrangements. Ms. Simmons developed the first synthetic triple-A rated derivatives products program for an insured U.S. bank and the first synthetic securitization of swaps receivables, and has worked with a broad range of credit risk transfer and credit-risk mitigation techniques. She advises clients with respect to trading and settlement issues in both cash and derivative instruments, and assists in developing systems to mitigate credit risk in those trading businesses. She also advises clients with respect to U.S. disclosure and corporate governance requirements, particularly as they apply to non-U.S. issuers. Ms. Simmons leads the firm's resolution planning practice and payments practice. Her insolvency-related practice addresses insolvency and bankruptcy matters inherent in structuring transactions and business relationships, the restructuring and resolution of failed financial institutions, and resolution planning in response to U.S. and other regulatory requirements. She also continues to represent a range of clients in derivatives, structured products and other transactions, financial institutions in capital markets and related transactions, and non-U.S. banks with respect to the financing and operation of their U.S. operations. She is a graduate of Harvard University and Columbia Law School.

2. Jennifer L. Sutton practices at Sullivan and Cromwell, where she focuses on financial institution regulation and supervision. Ms. Sutton's particular emphasis is on regulatory enforcement matters and internal and external investigations. She frequently advises in the areas of Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering compliance and consumer compliance. She has represented numerous domestic and foreign financial institutions in public and non-public enforcement matters, including several high-profile public matters involving multiple regulatory agencies and law enforcement authorities. Ms. Sutton has also represented several financial institutions in sensitive internal and external investigations and reviews and advised on a wide variety of bank supervisory issues and concerns. Prior to joining Sullivan and Cromwell, Ms. Sutton spent nearly 15 years in Federal government service. She served in the Legal Division at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C. As a senior counsel in the division’s enforcement group, Ms. Sutton was responsible for several complex and precedent-setting enforcement investigations and actions. She also represented the Federal Reserve in enforcement-related litigation and in inquiries and investigations conducted by Congress and the Office of the Inspector General. She was also in the bank regulation and policy group, focusing on anti money laundering, Islamic finance, the entry of foreign banks into the United States and information sharing with foreign supervisors. Ms. Sutton began her career at the United State Supreme Court, in the Office of the Clerk and Counselor to the Chief Justice of the nation's highest court.

3. 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.

CLE Credit: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.

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 and 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

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

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 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

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

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

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

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.

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