BlockSpaces Presents Florida CLE course

BlockSpaces is proud to welcome back “Proof of Law: What Legal Professionals Need to Know”, presented by Sasha Hodder, MBA, Esq. Partner, DLT Law, P.A, a practicing attorney specializing in blockchain, cryptocurrency and the Fintech sector.

Blockchain technology is already impacting the way legal professionals and clients do business. This course may be taken in part or as a series and allows attorneys to earn Florida Bar CLE credit while they learn about this emerging technology and the ever changing legal landscape surrounding it.

For more information and to register:


Proof of Law: Module 1 — February 21, 2019 from 4–6pm for 2.5 Florida Bar CLE Credits

  • Overview of Bitcoin, the Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Distinctions between the various regulators including the SEC, CFTC, FinCEN, and the IRS
  • The History of ICOs
  • The implications of the DAO Notice & Director Hinman’s Speech
  • The SEC’s interventions to date

Proof of Law: Module 2 — March 21, 2019 from 4–6pm for 2.5 Florida Bar CLE Credits

  • Review of when a Token crosses the line to become a Security
  • The Consumer Token Model
  • When to use Regulation D, CF, S, or A+,
  • The lockup period required from Rule 144
  • The Wyoming Utility Token

Proof of Law: Module 3 — April 25, 2019 from 4–6pm for 2.5 Florida Bar CLE Credits

  • Overview of Crypto Exchanges
  • Pros and Cons of the Decentralized Exchange Model
  • Review of the “Good Actors” vs. “Bad Actors” in the Crypto Exchange
  • Review of the hacked exchanges and legal ramifications
  • SEC’s warning to Crypto Exchanges
  • Review of the Volcker Rule & Prop Trading
  • ETFs and the likelihood of approval
  • Review of the Enforcement Actions by the CFTC to date

Proof of Law: Module 4 — May 2, 2019 from 4–6pm for 2 Florida Bar CLE Credits

  • The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network & their role in the industry
  • Definition of an Exchanger, Administrator, and User
  • Exemptions to FinCEN Registration, & an overview of the early cases
  • Which states require a money transmission license for virtual currency?
  • The OCC charter
  • The NY BitLicense
  • Bitcoin Tax legislation
  • Estate Planning & Wills overview

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