The State Duma has launched the fifth stream of the Blockchain Lawyers program: training blockchain lawyers
Posted On March 23, 2021
The Blockchain Series: Episode 5 – Blockchain & Law
The State Duma hosts the opening of the fifth stream of the Blockchain Lawyers continuing education program «Legal framework and legal practices for working with cryptocurrency and blockchain».
The program is supported by the Expert Council of the State Duma, and specialists in the field of law, economics and information technology were involved in its development. On the first day, the participants visited the government building, where, within the framework of the round table, they considered current directions, the implementation of the state program «Digital economy» and the role of the government in the field of three specialized bills on cryptocurrency and blockchain.
The discussion was attended by State Duma Deputy Yevgeny Shulepov, who believes that Russia has enormous potential for taking a leading position in the digital economy, but this requires the participation of qualified lawyers, lawyers, and entrepreneurs. In addition to legal issues, topics related to the practical application of blockchain by business and the state were discussed..
Almost any activity related to cryptocurrency, ICO, mining, smart contracts needs high-quality legal support. Therefore, after getting acquainted with the technical side, students study the areas of application of technology, areas of responsibility of legal entities and individuals, as well as judicial practice in real jurisdictions..
The course has been updated with new topics and experts. Among them will be the invited director of the Center for Legal Technologies of the Fund «Skolkovo» Anton Pronin, who will talk about the possible software solutions of Legal Tech, helping to facilitate the work of lawyers.
At the moment, more than 300 people have successfully mastered the course, who are already using the acquired knowledge to protect the interests of citizens and prepare draft laws. The new stream includes practicing lawyers, attorneys, notaries, judges and entrepreneurs from different cities of Russia.
In China, they decided that all officials should understand the blockchain, so they released a special guide for them..