Certified Blockchain Legal & Regulatory Professional

Certified Blockchain Legal & Regulatory Professional

Blockchain is the Most In-Demand Hard Skill in 2020. – LinkedIn
The Certified Blockchain Legal & Regulatory Professional program provides law students and existing legal professionals the tools necessary to be part of a digital future by teaching the basics of blockchain, smart contract technology, and the current regulatory environment US as well as globally. Hands-on examples and live coding sessions will demystify the phenomenon of “blockchain” and introduce simple but effective strategies to use smart contracts today. This course will also focus on the combination of both legal and smart agreements in one cohesive process.

The techniques taught will allow legal professionals to combine their unique domain knowledge with real-world smart contract agreements, offering their clients the best of both worlds.

Continuing Law Education (CLE-Group A):

  • 2.5 CLE Credits – Law Practice Management
  • 19 CLE Credits – Areas of Professional Practice

Certification Exam Voucher Included:

  • Certification: Certified Blockchain Legal & Regulatory Professional
  • Certification body: Blockchain Certification Association (BCA)

How this course works:
You complete the courses within this program at your own pace and attend live events, instructor sessions and blockchain labs as your schedule permits. LIVE sessions are regularly scheduled (monthly) and are recorded for OnDemand viewing. Start when you are ready, and should you fall behind, we will send notifications encouraging you to log in and continue to completion. Upon completion, you are eligible to sit for the BCA Certification exam.

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 80 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 70 Hours
  • LIVE Instructor: 10 Hours
  • Tuition: $1,995
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLIVE Online
Blockchain Foundations15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain and Bitcoin Intensive Course10 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Development Decision10 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Key Management5 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain for Lawyers15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Regulatory Environment15 Hours OnDemand - Instructor Supported
LIVE Instructor AMA - Weekly5 Hours LIVE Online - Instructor Led
5 Hours LIVE Online - Instructor Led

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

Blockchain for Law and Regulation Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:
Continuing Law Education (CLE) – 2.5 CLE Credits – Law Practice Management / 19 CLE Credits – Areas of Professional Practice

Understanding the basics of blockchain, smart contract technology, and the need for regulation.

Combine both legal and smart agreements in one cohesive process

Contract forma based on standardized templates

Software-guided execution of machine-accessible contract clauses

Understand data-driven compliance solutions

Identify the challenges of regulating a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO)

Breakdown existing US, European and International Laws and Regulations

Comprehend anticipated regulation as blockchain technology changes how we live and work

Prerequisites

No prior blockchain or computer programming experience required. Recommended: Prior experience as a Lawyer,Paralegel, Legal Assistant, or in Regulatation. Graduates and existing Law students are well suited for this course.

Target Audience

This program is designed for Legal and Regulatory professionals in a variety of job functions who are looking to help their organization leverage blockchain technologies. Specific job titles that would benefit from this program include Lawyer, Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Paralegal, Solicitor, Litigation Executive, Barrister, Judge, IT Systems Manager, and other legal professionals looking to broaden their skills in this high-demand field while leveraging their unique domain expertise.

Sample Course Content

COURSE 1: Blockchain Foundations

  • Module 1: Blockchain Background and Basics
  • Module 2: Different Types of Blockchains
  • Module 3: Consensus
  • Module 4: Cryptography and Hashing
  • Module 5: Smart Contracts
  • Module 6: Blockchain Wallets
  • Module 7: Pros and Cons
  • Module 8: Public Blockchain-Based Applications
  • Module 9: Blockchain and Crypto Regulation
  • Module 10: Regulatory Reporting
  • Module 11: Distributed Autonomous Organizations
  • Module 12: Blockchain Today
  • Module 13: The Trilemma

COURSE 2: Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive

  • Module 1: Bitcoin Overview
  • Module 2: Technical Limitations & Mining Introduction
  • Module 3: Mining
  • Module 4: Bitcoin vs Protocols 2.0, 3.0, 4.0…etc.
  • Module 5: The New Database
  • Module 6: Payments, Voting and other Use Cases
  • Module 7: What’s next?

COURSE 3: Blockchain Development Decision

  • Module 1 – Development Essentials
  • Module 2 – Platforms
  • Module 3 – Hosting and Mining Decisions
  • Module 4 – Associated Technologies
  • Module 5 – Development Languages
  • Module 6 – Security and Implementation Goals
  • Module 7 – Risk Management
  • Module 8 – Digital Transformation & Summary

COURSE 4: Key Management

  • Module 1: Key Management Overview
  • Module 2: Key Generation
  • Module 3: Key Management and Storage
  • Module 4: Risks

COURSE 5: Blockchain for Lawyers

  • Module 1: Blockchain Overview
  • Module 2: Regulatory Environment Overview, by region
  • Module 3: Cryptocurrency, Securities, Governance and Exchanges
  • Module 4: Smart Contracts
  • Module 5: RegTech
  • Module 6: Use cases, AI, and Careers

COURSE 6: Blockchain Regulatory Environment

  • Module 1: Introduction and Use Cases
  • Module 2: US Regulatory Environment
  • Module 3: European Regulatory Environment
  • Module 4: International
  • Module 5: History, Securities, Exchanges, and the DAO

Blockchain Lab
Pitch Competition (Optional)
LIVE Weekly Instructor AMAs (Ask Me Anything)

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand & LIVE Instructor Led Online
  • Tuition: $1,995
  • Tuition Assistance80 Total Hours
  • 80 Total Hours
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Continuing Law Education

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