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December 4, 2019 | 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM EDT

Torys Client Centre

79 Wellington Street West

TD South Tower, 33rd Floor

Toronto, ON  M5K 1N2

Members: Free
Non-members: Free

Overview (Program Summary)

Please join Torys LLP and the Association of Corporate Counsel Ontario Chapter for a comprehensive session on breaking down the essentials for negotiating the blockchain deal.

As companies adopt new technology into their processes, it's vital in-house counsel stay abreast of the challenges and opportunities this brings. Join Torys, SecureKey Technologies, and TD as they discuss developments in blockchain as well as learnings obtained from negotiating a complete blockchain-based service offering. Some of the questions this engaging panel will dissect:

  •  What is blockchain?
    •  A brief level-set on the basics
  •  Blockchain applications
    •  Currency
    •  Smart contracts
    •  Digital I.D.
  •  The blockchain deal: What are the key privacy considerations?
    •  Security
    •  Disclosure and consent
    •  Immutability vs. privacy law
  •  The blockchain deal: What are the key non-legal considerations?
    •  Pre-launch
    •  Post-launch


This program is eligible for up to 45 Substantive minutes and contains 45 Professionalism minutes.

This event is open and free of charge to in-house counsel only and you must RSVP to attend. Please RSVP by no later than Monday, December 2, 2019Space is limited and no walk-ins will be permitted.

ACC Ontario reserves the right to review all registrations for eligibility. In-house counsel must be ACC members or meet ACC membership eligibility. Please click here for further details.

Questions? Please email us.


Our featured speaker panel for this event will consist of:


Credits: 1.5 Hours

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