#smartcontracts

Smart Contracts: Are We Getting Rid of Lawyers?

Mar 14, 2018

3:30pm – 4:30pm CT

Recording: Smart Contracts: Are We Getting Rid of Lawyers?, Mar 14, 2018

Smart contracts promise to fundamentally re-write how today’s legal agreements work – converting legal code to computer code that will automatically execute, make payments, transfer ownership in property, all in an uninterruptible manner. Born from Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, many smart contract platforms claim they'll eliminate the need for lawyers! We’ll discuss how smart contracts work, their business benefits, and associated risks of trading legal frameworks for automated computer code.

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Perianne Boring

Chamber of Digital Commerce​

Tom Gonser

Seven Peaks Ventures

Ken Moyle

K6 Partners

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Panel

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Session

Track:

Startup & Tech Sectors

Level:

Beginner