Blockchain

Grant Fondo Comments on the Role of Blockchain Lawyers

Grant Fondo, Co-Chair of Goodwin’s Digital Currency + Blockchain Technology practice, recently spoke with The Recorder on the changing roles of lawyers in the blockchain space. The article addresses the challenges blockchain lawyers face due to the highly specialized, technical and constantly changing nature of the industry. As the industry evolves, blockchain lawyers not…

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Run for Cover: Here Comes the Blockchain!

Blockchain, most notably linked to Bitcoin, is very much a technology on the rise. Blockchain has recently made its way to Wall Street, with the largest financial institutions clamoring to partner with buzzing fintech startups to gain an understanding of the ins and outs of the technology. Blockchain is normally…

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Put a Fork in it: What's Happening with the DAO?

If you have an interest in bitcoin, you’ve undoubtedly heard people refer to “The Blockchain.” Because the term “blockchain” can refer to any distributed ledger where “blocks” are added to the ledge by solving complex mathematical problems, it should more properly be referred to as “the Bitcoin Blockchain.”  Each block…

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The Blockchain: Beyond Bitcoin

While many people in the U.S. are still skeptical that bitcoin will become a mainstream currency, both private and public sectors are gaining interest in the idea that the underlying blockchain technology can be used to solve a wide variety of security and transactional problems. In the private arena, industries are…

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