2019 Law Review Symposium

Demystifying Cryptocurrency and Blockchain for Lawyers

Law Review Symposium 2018

Please join the University of San Francisco Law Review for a symposium examining cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology’s impact on the law.

Law, finance, and technology are rapidly converging through the adoption of cryptocurrencies and advancements in distributed ledger technology. This symposium will highlight different perspectives on how cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology impact currencies and finance, and their potential to revolutionize the practice of law. The goal is to enable lawyers, regulators, consumers, and the financial technology sector to make better decisions by demystifying these technologies.

Panel topics will include the developing regulatory landscape, current cases and recent policies, and the effect of blockchain technology advancements on legal practice. Commissioner Jan Lynn Owen of the California Department of Business Oversight will provide the keynote address.

Date and Time:
Jan. 25, 2019
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A reception will follow the program

Registration Fees:
General with MCLE – $250
USF Alumni with MCLE – $175
General Admission/No MCLE – $150
Public Interest/ Public Sector – $90
Non-USF Law Student – $25
Registered USF Law Faculty/Staff/Student – No Fee

Fees include admission to the symposium, continental breakfast, buffet lunch, and reception.

MCLE Credits:
Earn 5.25 hours of CLE credit*

Location:
University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall
660 Parker Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117

Questions? Email Kenji Quijano or call (415) 422-5896.

*This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 5.25 credit hours. The University of San Francisco School of Law is an approved provider of MCLE and certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved educational activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.

This event is generously sponsored by the California Lawyers Association Business Law Section, Cotchett Pitre & McCarthy LLP, and the USF Intellectual Property and Cyber Law Association.

Law Review 2018 Sponsors