Jonathan Hugg Lectured on Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and the LawOn October 3, 2019 by Schnader
According to the ABA’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct, lawyers have a professional responsibility to “keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology.” On October 3, 2019, Mr. Hugg was a guest lecturer at the seminar “Emerging Technology & the Practice of Law” at Syracuse University College of Law. He spoke on blockchain, cryptocurrency, and the law. This included a discussion of the nature and legalities of blockchain and cryptocurrency transactions. Mr. Hugg also addressed the potentials, risks, and emerging law surrounding these new technologies, including regulation and litigation.