Smart Contracts: Are We Getting Rid of Lawyers?

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


Perianne Boring

Chamber of Digital Commerce​

Tom Gonser

Seven Peaks Ventures

Ken Moyle

K6 Partners

Sergey Nazarov

Smart Contracts

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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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner