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Some years ago, the first digital revolution brought us the Internet of Information. Today, the second digital revolution takes its course and as a result the future of every industry, including the legal industry, will face significant transformations. This digital revolution – powered by blockchain technology – brings the Internet of Value: a new, distributed platform that will challenge the current position legal professionals have maintained for ages, as legal advisors to every important business transaction.
Lawyers’ future is changing and those who can foresee the disruptive potential of blockchain technology possess an important first mover advantage. In a blockchain-based future, lawyers will be service providers on a digital infrastructure. Thus, understanding how lawyers and law firms will perceive their impact on business decisions, is today’s challenge as blockchain legal consultancy is one of the most popular blockchain jobs of the future.
This training course is designed to offer a thorough insight to the emerging, close and reinforcing relationship between blockchain and law. Participants will examine the legal and regulatory issues surrounding crypto assets, blockchain, smart contracts, and other Blockchain applications and the interaction with existing and upcoming frameworks (such as AML/CTF, GDPR, MiFIR, MiFID II, eIDAS, MiCAR). At the same time, this course invites professionals to a revolutionary way of thinking of the legal profession and industry as a result of the rapidly increasing use of blockchain. Lawyers will get a glimpse of the countless ways in which they will be called to serve the blockchain industry and its players.
This training course motivates and encourages participants to consider the relationship between blockchain and law in a forward and truly dynamic manner.
By the end of the programme, participants will:
Introduction to Blockchain
Blockchain, Law and the Regulatory Landscape
Blockchain and the Legal Industry
Blockchain and the Lawyers
Who should attend
This course is suitable for professionals in the legal industry and/or law students, graduate lawyers, junior lawyers who are in the initial stages of their career and wish to gain a different sphere of the legal profession.
The course can also benefit:
Industry Expert | Christiana Aristidou
Christiana Aristidou is a former partner of a 50-year legacy medium-size family law firm, who recently established Christiana Aristidou LLC, a hybrid SmartLaw-Tech firm.Christiana has been practicing business and technology law for more than 23 years, she is a Certified International Legal Project Practitioner (IILPM), a Digital Transformation Specialist and an EU licensed litigator since 1997. She is a Cyprus Delegate to the ISO TC/307 Blockchain Committee, member of WG6 on blockchain use cases and actively contributing to WG-3 on Smart Contracts. She has also served in ITU-FG-DLTs. Christiana is a co-founding member and Vice-Chair of the Cyprus Blockchain Association (CBA).
Having studied and lived in more than five different countries, i.e., Greece, the UK, Germany, China and Cyprus, Christiana combined legal studies on law and technology, in both, common law and civil law jurisdictions and maintains a very rich network which supports a global reach of more than 50K professionals and corporates in more than 120 countries and holds Directorships as well as advisory positions in the boards of several corporate bodies.
Christiana is a graduate of the law school of the Kapodistrian University of Athens-Greece and holds three (3) Master degrees from the UK, on International Business, Commercial and Technology Law, a Certificate in International Commercial Arbitration from the University of Cologne and a certificate in Chinese Culture and language (HSK2) from Mandarin House-Shanghai. She also holds a certificate in Digital Currencies from the University of Nicosia and a certificate on Data Protection and Privacy Rights from HELP-EU.
Christiana has been involved in multijurisdictional and complex business and technology legal projects and worked extensively with Silicon Valley companies and entrepreneurs. She has advised major local and international players in the fields of regulation compliance, IT and advanced technologies, platform design, legal mechanics and legal architecture for platform-based innovative business models, start-up projects and funding (i.e. ICOs, STOs, IPOs), digital identity , electronic signatures, digital onboarding and online identity verification, open banking and payment innovation, privacy by design, e-money, digital currencies, crypto-coins and crypto-exchanges, tokens and tokenisation, transactional deals and documentation, commercial contract drafting, cybersecurity, financial services and fintech, funding and investments, insurance, telecommunications, internet and cybersecurity, software and gaming, technology IP protection, and intellectual property taxing.
Christiana is a trainer training leaders, executives, teams and departments on several major EU Directives, Regulations and other legal and regulatory compliance instruments. She is also a legal author and a regular speaker at national and international technology conferences and summits.
The programme is designed to deliver theoretical knowledge mainly via a lecture supported by power-point presentations. This lecture aims at delineating the main legal issues that arise at the intersection of blockchain and the law, while providing an in-depth understanding. Participants will also benefit from feedback at the end of the programme and take away the knowledge gained to be transferred to their workplace.
This programme may be approved for up to 6 CPD units in Blockchain & Law. Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.
€200.00The above fee is subject to 19% VAT
28 in stock
Day 1: September 20, 2021 | 15:00-18:15
Day 2: September 21, 2021 | 15:00-18:15
Start time: 15:00 EEST
End time: 18:15 EEST
Venue: Live Online
Coordinates: 6 | Duration: 6 hrs
Directions: Christiana Aristidou (view the trainer's bio below)