Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: What attorneys need to know

Dean Steinbeck
Dean Steinbeck | Horizen

Dean Steinbeck has over 15 years of experience representing technology startups. Dean is General Counsel at Horizen, a public blockchain network that seeks to unlock the power of blockchain for real-world use cases via its decentralized and permissionless sidechain protocol.

Re-Broadcast: January 21, 2022

Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: What attorneys need to know
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Program Summary

Bitcoin has experienced a meteoric rise in value and popularity over the previous decade. Yet most attorneys know very little about the world’s most popular cryptocurrency and the revolutionary blockchain technology underpinning it. Attorneys taking this course can expect to learn about blockchain technology, Bitcoin, why other cryptocurrencies exist and the regulatory framework in which the industry operates. If you work with clients in the technology or startup space, this is a must-view course.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • What is Blockchain?
  • Bitcoin 101
  • Crypto: What are Altcoins
  • Regulatory Overview of Crypto

Date / Time: January 21, 2022

  • 2:00 pm – 4:10 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 1:10 pm Pacific

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Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Dean Steinbeck_myLawCLEDean Steinbeck | Horizen

Dean Steinbeck has over 15 years of experience representing technology startups. Dean is General Counsel at Horizen, a public blockchain network that seeks to unlock the power of blockchain for real-world use cases via its decentralized and permissionless sidechain protocol. Horizen’s native cryptocurrency (ZEN) has a market cap of over $500M and is listed on over 30+ cryptocurrency exchanges. Dean is currently recognized as one of the top attorneys in the cryptocurrency space and was one of the Top 25 Crypto Lawyers in 2020. Dean writes articles about cryptocurrency and the law at cryptolawinsider.com. Dean holds a JD from UC Berkeley Law School and is a member of the California bar.

Agenda

1. What is Blockchain | 2:00 – 2:20
2. The Bitcoin Network | 2:20 – 2:35
3. Q&A | 2:35 – 2:45
4. Crypto: What are Altcoins | 2:45 – 3:00

5. Break | 3:00 – 3:10

6. About Forks, Clones, & ICOs | 3:10 – 3:30
7. Regulatory Overview of Crypto | 3:30 – 3:45
8. Q&A | 3:45 – 4:10