Mar 28, 2023  
2020-2021 Law Catalog 
2020-2021 Law Catalog [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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LAW 2740 - The Policy and Business of Cryptocurrencies

This Course will offer students insight into the legal and business impact of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and will provide students with different models that will explain how Bitcoin and blockchain technology may be treated by regulators in the U.S. and abroad. The Course will be taught as a seminar. Each week, students will be selected to conduct a presentation on the next week’s topic, summarizing the papers that have been selected as course material, describing the unique problems presented by cryptocurrencies given the existing framework of currency and payments, and proposing solutions, innovations, and ideas regarding the future landscape of currency in an increasingly decentralized global market.


Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites or Corequisites:  Business Organizations or Securities Regulation

Credits: 2

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