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247.6 sec. 1 - Blockchain, CryptoEconomics, and the Future Directions of Technology, Business, and Law (Spring 2018)

Instructor: Greg La Blanc  
Instructor: Dawn Song  
Instructor: Adam B. Sterling  
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Units: 2

    Course Start: January 08, 2018
    Course End: April 20, 2018

    Enrollment info: Enrolled: 23
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 20
    As of: 07/03 08:08 AM


    Blockchain is one of the hottest and most important technologies to impact law and business in many years. This interdisciplinary course (which will be cross-listed at engineering and business) will be co-lead by engineering Professor Dawn Song and Haas Finance Instructor Greg LaBlanc. The course will provide an overview of the technology and code behind blockchain and explore current and potential real-world applications. The final project/deliverable will be small team presentation on a new application of blockchain (with a legal and business analysis).
    Enrollment by application.
    To apply, send your CV and a cover email with 2-3 sentences on why you are interested in the course to Adam Sterling: asterling@law.berkeley.edu Applications are due by November 2nd. Accepted students will receive course enrollment information by November 6th so that they may enroll during their second CalCentral appointments.


    Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all enrolled students; any enrolled students who are not present at the first day of class without prior permission of the instructor will be dropped from the class.


    Prerequisites:
    2L, 3L, LLM, and JSD students only.

    Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
    Course Category: Business Law
    This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
    Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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