Lilya Tessler will present "Cryptocurrency, Characterizing Blockchain Tokens & Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) — a Global Perspective" at Osgoode Hall Law School's Professional Development Blockchains, Smart Contracts and the Law conference.
Topics will include:
- Will smart contracts require changes in contract law, or are existing doctrines flexible enough to accommodate this innovation?
- How do ICOs fit into our legal rubric for securities offerings?
- What are the leading cases in civil, regulatory and criminal litigation involving blockchain technology?
- What would blockchain-based settlement system look like and what legal barriers may exist that could impede adoption and effective implementation?