Bitcoin and Blockchain: Advanced Legal Considerations | Globaltraining

Bitcoin and Blockchain: Advanced Legal Considerations

3.5 Hours / CPD Units
€ 300
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Mark Toohey
Lecturer - Digital Currency

This course addresses the major legal implications surrounding the use of Digital Currencies in their various manifestations (asset, property, commodity, security, etc.) and interfaces with the conventional economy and legal structures.

It is an advancement from the ‘Bitcoin and Blockchain: Legal Issues and Consideration’ webinar and goes into more specific details of how regulation applies internationally in the blockchain industry.

Learning Objectives

The objectives for this course are:

  • Understand how digital currency could be classed as a currency, property or commodity
  • Understand why the classification is important and the regulatory effect of the classification;
  • Understand how securities law may apply to digital currencies such as Bitcoin;
  • Learn the international responses with regards to regulation of the industry;
  • Learn how extraterritorial jurisdictions and criminal law could affect anyone working and trading in digital currency
  • Learn potential legal risk you companies and individuals may be exposed to when involved in this industry.

Participants Profile

This course is designed for persons with reasonable knowledge of Blockchain or who have attended the webinar ‘Introduction to Bitcoin and Blockchain’ webinar. Participants who do not have a legal background are recommended to first attend the course ‘Bitcoin and Blockchain: Legal Issues and Regulation’.

Delivery Method

This seminar is delivered online as a pre-recorded webinar.

During the webinar you will be guided through the theory and you will regularly interact with the video by answering multiple-choice questions. On completion of the webinar you will attempt a short multiple-choice exam to test your knowledge. You may then request a certificate to verify your CPD/CPE credits.


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