Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

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Course Description

This program was recorded on February 22nd, 2019

This 1-hour CLE will explain, for the non-fintech lawyer, the ABC’s of cryptocurrency - what it is, what you can do with it, what are the relevant legal and regulatory issues, and who are these regulators.

Norton Rose Fulbright attorneys Sue Ross and Kathleen Scott also will explain distributed ledger technology (aka the “blockchain”) and how it is being used now and legal and regulatory consequences.



  • Kathleen Scott
    Kathleen A. Scott is a senior counsel in the New York office representing some of the world's largest international banks and other financial institutions concentrating on a broad range of financial services regulatory, anti-money laundering and privacy matters. She represents financial institution clients with respect to the bank regulatory aspects of mergers and acquisitions, establishment of new banking organizations and nonbanking affiliates, and other transactions. Kathleen also advises U.S. and non-U.S. banks, bank holding companies and other financial institutions on a broad range of federal and state regulatory issues affecting all their operations and interacts routinely with federal and state banking regulators. She has expertise regarding U.S. federal and state banking laws and regulations regarding banks as well as nonbank financial companies that might require licensing at the state level.

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    Susan Ross
    Sue Ross is based in Norton Rose Fulbright's New York Office with a practice focused on technology and US privacy matters. Sue's extensive experience with technology and technology contracts includes negotiating, drafting, and interpreting over 10,000 computer hardware and software, consulting, outsourcing, Internet, electronic signatures, web hosting, application service providers and non-disclosure agreements, many of which were for a federal government contractor. She is also experienced with preparing website terms and conditions and privacy policies. Sue is part of the firm's FinTech team, frequently speaking and writing on cryptocurrency, blockchain, and smart contract issues.

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      • 1 General Credits
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    1. Cryptocurrency 101
      1. What laws and regulations are applicable
      2. What are regulators saying
      3. Consumer protection issues
      4. Cybersecurity issues
    2. Blockchain 101
      1. What laws and regulations are applicable
      2. What are regulators saying
      3. Consumer protection issues
      4. Cybersecurity issues
      5. Current uses