May 09, 2022

CLE: Crypto Assets 101 And Discovery Issues

Schiller DuCanto & Fleck is pleased to announce that it will host a CLE on “Crypto Assets 101 and Discovery Issues” on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. presented by Joe Carlasare, Co-Chair of the Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and FinTech Practice Group with SmithAmundsen, LLC.Crypto Assets 101 and Discovery IssuesBitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and hundreds of other crypto assets have exploded in popularity in recent years. Surveys show that more than 16% of Americans have invested in, traded, or used cryptocurrency. Many forecasters expect this trend to continue.This CLE presentation will provide a basic explanation of how crypto assets function and explore the various cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (“NFTS”), utility tokens, security tokens, and general blockchain technology. Attendees will learn the principles and concepts with a focus on their application under the law. The second portion of the presentation will examine specific discovery issues that attorneys should consider when faced with a case where crypto assets might be relevant. Participants will gain practical advice on legal issues that may arise related to discovery involving crypto assets. The course will also briefly address common tax and regulatory issues that legal practitioners face when advising their clients on crypto assets.This presentation will be held in-person in our firm’s Chicago office located at 321 N. Clark Street. We invite attendees to join us virtually via Zoom as well. To register, please email Kim Nega at session is approved for 2 hours of General CLE credit.As one of the nation’s most reputable family law firms that handles high net worth divorce and matrimonial matters, our attorneys understand the complexities of wealth. We pride ourselves on continuing to stay on the cutting edge of financial trends impacting our clients in order to protect their future. To learn more about our clients, visit here.

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