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Thursday, August 29 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Law & The Lightning Network

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In this session, you'll learn the basics of current US cryptocurrency regulatory policy, possible future legislation, and the constitutional limits to regulation. Throughout the session there will be a focus on payment channels like the Lightning Network and how/whether they are regulated.

You will leave with overview of current US policy towards cryptocurrencies and their use.

This course is appropriate for people new to the industry, professionals, current and aspiring blockchain developers who want to have a better understanding of the laws as they relate to the Lightning Network and payment channels in general.

Prerequisite: none

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Peter Van Valkenburgh

Director of Research, Coin Center
Peter is Director of Research at Coin Center, the leading non-profit research and advocacy group focused on the public policy issues facing cryptocurrency technologies such as Bitcoin. He is a graduate of NYU Law. He drafts the Center’s public regulatory comments, and helps shape... Read More →

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Pamela Morgan

Founder; C4 Board Member, Empowered Law
Pamela Morgan is an educator, entrepreneur, author, and attorney who has been working exclusively with bitcoin & open blockchains since early 2014. Morgan is a widely respected authority on multi-signature governance and legal innovation in digital currencies. Her book, Cryptoasset... Read More →

Thursday August 29, 2019 11:00am - 11:50am MDT