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Blockchain in a Legal context

March 15 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm UTC+0

Join us for in a depth talk about the legal framework behind smart contracts. RSVP here to save your front row spot on March 15, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

Are smart contracts smart enough to function by themselves or is there human intervention required? Can you appeal a decision taken by a smart contract? How does the inherent immutability aspect of blockchain interfere with provisions of existing laws (e.g. right to be forgotten)? Does employing this type of new technologies create liability in the real world? All these and more are aspects we’ll try to debate in another panel Q&A with people coming from legal backgrounds, but having a special interest around blockchain and who can foresee aspects that will need clarification (or, maybe, would be incompatible) when the current legal system is being “translated” in smart-contract lingo.

About the speakers

The panel will be moderated by John Carvalho (one of the panelists in the previous edition) and panelists will be Diana Stetiu, Alexandru Gosa and Paul Babus.

Diana is a senior associate at Bulboaca & Asociatii having significant experience in advising banks, private equity funds, asset management companies, payment institutions and businesses that are interested in electronic payments and e-money. Diana is currently involved in fintech projects, including blockchain based services and crypto-currency exchanges platforms. Diana is an active member of non-profit organizations promoting innovation in technology. She has particular interests in open source projects and DLT.

Alex is a lawyer keen on blockchain and crypto-assets and their relationship with law and regulation. He is part of the New and Emerging Technologies and the Dispute Resolution teams at Peli Filip.

Graduating both Law and Computer Science, Paul is the lead IP expert of the Digital 2 Law network in Romania, involved in the technology sector, combining his dual expertise to provide legal assistance in all aspects of data protection, intellectual property, emerging technologies, internet law, corporate and commercial, advertising and products.

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 20:30 Panel with Diana Stetiu, Alexandru Gosa and Paul Babus, moderated by John Carvalho
  • 20:30 – 21:00 Networking

Registration

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