law.MIT.edu Blockchain Projects and Collaborations

Developing a Legal Definition of Blockchain:

Join the Public Forum Online Starting September 13 and at the US House of Representatives on October 13, 2016

Eventbrite - Blockchain Definitions on Capitol Hill

  • Join a unique open forum at MIT.edu/Blockchain to foster public dialog on the legislative definition of blockchains and smart contracts, in collaboration with the US House of Representatives, the Chamber of Digital Commerce, and the DC Blockchain Center
  • Key links: Use this Google form to contribute definitions to the process, follow the progress in the LegalCode/Blockchain public repository on GitHub and register on EventBrite to attend an in-person discussion at the US House of Representatives on October 13th, 2016.

The Great Blockchain Bakeoff of 2016

Blockchain Legal Intensive Project Focused Class

LawChain: Blockchain for Publicly Verifiable Official Laws on the Web

Blockchain-Enabled Computational Legal Entities

Continuing Legal Education Blockchain Seminar

  • CLE Event Page: https://godistributed.com/health/#cle
  • CLE Program Information: Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law (1.0 CLE credit hours); Oct 3, 2016, Schermerhorn Center, Nashville:  
  • CLE Program Description: Digital currency and blockchain technology are fundamentally transforming business and  industry, giving rise to a host of emerging legal issues and events. In point-counterpoint format, two leading attorneys in the field explore the legal landscape of disruptive technology from smart contracts to payments to consumer protection—including the impact new technology will have on the practice of law itself.
  • CLE Instructors: Dazza Greenwood, Lecturer, MIT Media Lab & Joshua Rosenblatt, Principal, Blackline Payments Advisors

World Wide Web Consortium Blockchain Standards Workshop