Meeting Information

Professional Responsibility Committee

TOPIC: Technological Traps for the Unwary: The Intersection of Blockchain, Smart Contracts, and Legal Ethics: The presenters will provide a primer on technological underpinnings of blockchain and smart contracts, followed by a discussion of the potential ethical issues about which attorneys in the space should be cognizant, including the unauthorized practice of law (Model Rule 5.5) and supervisory responsibilities over non-lawyers (Rule 5.3).

SPEAKER(S): Justin C. Steffen, Jenner & Block, LLPMatthew T. Gordon, Jenner & Block, LLP
 Time:12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
 Location:The Chicago Bar Association
 MCLE Credit:Yes/PR credit approved