Learn about Blockchain laws
The regulations, case law, and best practices surrounding blockchains, crypto, and NFTs
Many of today’s crypto companies, NFT holders, and meme stock geniuses are swimming in murky water. Canadian regulators (and Courts) have been playing catch up since Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper in 2008.
Code of Law focuses on the legal framework being built around blockchains. We’ll learn about crypto regulations, IP and other rights surrounding NFTs, and the broad legislation impacting blockchain.
You’ll hear from the top lawyers, lawmakers, academics, and entrepreneurs in the space – we’ll touch on best practices countries are implementing, new regulations, and share ideas on the best path forward.
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- Why are cryptocurrencies so volatile?Numerous factors create the “perfect storm” of price instability. This article explores the few key factors affecting the faith in, and demand for, cryptocurrencies.
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- Welcome!Code of Law focuses on the legal framework being built around blockchains. We’ll focus on crypto regulations, IP and other rights surrounding NFTs, and the broad regulations impacting blockchain.
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#11 – Collins Belton (Part 1): Gary Gensler, Coinbase Lend, the Howey Test & the biggest legal problems facing crypto. – Law of Code
- #11 – Collins Belton (Part 1): Gary Gensler, Coinbase Lend, the Howey Test & the biggest legal problems facing crypto.
- #10 – Eric Richmond, COO at Coinsquare: Holding crypto for institutional clients, becoming a great crypto lawyer, and what's next for crypto lawyers.
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- #8 – Geoff Costeloe: Digital estate planning, tax considerations for holders of crypto and NFTs, and the future of smart contract estate planning
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Blockchains are digital ledgers duplicated and distributed across an entire network of computer systems on a blockchain
Cryptocurrencies are peer-to-peer digital payment systems enabling money-transfers without trusted intermediaries
Non-Fungible Tokens represent a unit of data stored on a digital ledger, certifying a digital asset to be unique and not interchangeable