Perkins Coie's Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency group share valuable industry and legal resources to help clients stay in the know.

Our lawyers publish white papers, write articles, host a blog on the latest developments in blockchain solutions and digital currency law, and present at outside conferences and webinars.

We partner with local organizations like the Chicago Blockchain Center and DC Blockchain Center, and regularly host Meetups in Palo Alto, Seattle and Washington, D.C. to support collaboration, community and innovation in the industry.

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TREATMENT OF BITCOIN UNDER U.S. PROPERTY LAW
White Paper 

In this recently published Perkins Coie whitepaper, the authors analyze the treatment of bitcoin under applicable U.S. property law. The authors conclude that property interests should exist in bitcoin under such law, and that multiple sources of persuasive authority provide additional support for that conclusion

   

SELF-SOVEREIGN IDENTITY AND DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY: FRAMING THE LEGAL ISSUES
White Paper 
This white paper describes the development of DLT as a means for creating a decentralized, portable, secure, privacy-respecting and entirely user-controlled online identity system, often referred to as self-sovereign identity (SSI). Also covered in the paper are high-level legal issues and technological challenges that must be addressed ahead of mass adoption.

 

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Presentations

 
Decrypting Crypto, From Bitcoin and Blockchain to ICOs   Legal Brief - Dana Syracuse, Perkins Coie, provides a legal update on Chamber’s productive year at the state and federal level.
     
        
Current Apps of Blockchain Technologies in the Financial Sector - Blockchain Workshops 2015 panel moderated by Dax Hansen.  

Code is Law? - Smart Contracts Symposium,” Panelist Dax Hansen, Partner Perkins Coie

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Blogs

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Virtual Currency Report
THE LAW OF BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTIONS AND DIGITAL CURRENCIES
  The Fintech Report
LEGAL ISSUES AFFECTING INNOVATIVE FINTECH COMPANIES

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