SCL Junior Lawyers’ Group: "Cryptocurrencies and ICOs – Opportunities and Challenges for the Legal Sector" - Tuesday 22 May 2018, London

When: 22/05/2018

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Hosted and sponsored by Baker McKenzie LLP

Date: Tuesday 22 May 2018
Time: 6.15 pm - 7.30 pm (Registration from 5.45 pm)
Venue: Baker & McKenzie LLP, 100 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6JA Map

Alex Harbin,
Trainee Solicitor, Fieldfisher
Rachael Gibbons,
Associate, IT/Commercial, Baker McKenzie

Tim Bird, Corporate Partner, Fieldfisher
Sue McLean, Partner, IT/Commercial, Baker McKenzie
Richard Folsom, Managing Associate, Kemp Little
Gideon Shirazi, Barrister, 4 Pump Court
Michele Curtoni, Strategy, Office of Architecture/Digitisation, State Street
Adrian Shedden, Consultant Solicitor, Keystone Law
George Hilton, Barrister, 2 Temple Gardens

The opportunities arising from blockchain are vast and with the potential to disrupt a wide variety of industries, but many are still uncertain and untested. Such advances in technology create a number of new opportunities and interesting considerations for the legal sector, which itself may be driven forward by blockchain. 

In this panel session we will discuss the key implications and opportunities of the blockchain revolution, with a particular focus on cryptocurrency and the increasing popularity of ICOs.

Administration notes:
The cost of attending this event is £35 + VAT (£42) for SCL members, £70 + VAT (£84) for non-members and £10 + VAT (£12) for students and academics in full-time education, unemployed members or those experiencing financial hardship. 

If you wish to attend this event please book online or email and request an invoice. Fees can be paid by cheque (cheques should be made payable to "Society for Computers and Law" please), Mastercard, Visa, Switch or bank transfer. All invoices for attendance at this event must be paid within 30 days of the invoice date or prior to the date of the event, whichever is the earlier.

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It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the Society for Computers and Law to change the content/timing of the programme and/or speakers.

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