BCL Opens Recruitment for a New Group of Students for a Course on Legal Aspects of Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies

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BCL Opens Recruitment for a New Group of Students for a Course on Legal Aspects of Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies

On February 18, 2019 in the State Court of the Russian Federation, training for a new group of students of the BCL continuing education program begins «Legal framework and legal practices for working with cryptocurrency and blockchain projects». The training will take place during the month at the Russian University of Economics named after G.V. Plekhanov.

BCL educational project has been teaching lawyers to work with blockchain-based products for a year now, and also helping them understand new legal relationships for the provision of legal services in this market, arising in all branches of law when introducing advanced technologies. Teachers examine in detail the relevant legislation, analyze the activities of regulatory bodies in Russia and other jurisdictions – bills, regulations, law enforcement and judicial practice, including discussing the protection of personal data, identification, choice of jurisdiction, AML / CFT, taxation and criminal law.

At the beginning of the training, students study the technical foundations of cryptography and encryption, the basics of blockchain technologies and the tools built on it (cryptocurrencies and tokens, mining, ICO, STO, TGI, smart contracts). After that, they smoothly move on to studying the legal aspects of the topic. A separate block within the course is devoted to the study of the application of these technologies in various fields of production and in government agencies – students analyze the topic using the example of real business cases of companies such as LavkaLavka, Bitfury and others..

BCL Opens Recruitment for a New Group of Students for a Course on Legal Aspects of Blockchain Technologies and Cryptocurrencies

The educational program also includes field excursion activities – in the new year, for the first time, an excursion to the Technopark will be organized as part of the course. «Skolkovo», where students will analyze the topic of innovation and modern technologies in the field of law and LegalTech. In addition, as part of the course, students visit the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, the Mail.Ru Group company..

A unique feature of the program is that from the very first day of training, each student gets access to a closed communication platform, where all the course materials will be available to him – the current lectures of his stream, previous and new lectures of the future stream, as well as additional practical materials..

Moreover, after passing the exam and receiving a state sample certificate for advanced training of the PRUE. G.V. Plekhanov, students become part of the BCL community, continue to actively interact with founders, teachers and colleagues – graduates of the course, they exchange practice, prepare analytical materials, write their own and joint articles at the request of specialized media, and also participate in forums and conferences.

Despite the downturn in the hype around the topic of virtual currencies and blockchain technologies, the market is still accepting quality products. An example is the BitTorrent ICO, which ended on January 29, 2019 in less than 15 minutes, successfully raising $ 7.2 million..

text: Ivan Malichenko, photo: BCL