Los Angeles Chapter Meeting - Blockchain and eDiscovery (MCLE)

  • 20 Mar 2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (PDT)

The increasing importance of privacy and security in today's business world, coupled with the advancement and acceptance of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, mean today's legal professional is behind the proverbial power curve without a basic understanding of emerging cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. As they are rapidly moving from proof-of-concept projects to formal systems of record, it's only a matter of time until almost anyone involved in the business of law or the law of business is confronted with a situation involving these highly publicized technologies.

This expert presentation from one of eDiscovery's foremost digital forensics experts, John Wilson, will highlight both blockchains and cryptocurrencies to arm attendees with essential information that will help them understand how these technologies are changing the landscape of business and law.

Key Topics Include:

Understanding Cryptocurrencies

Why Cryptocurrencies Have Value

How Cryptocurrencies Work

Understanding Blockchain

Why Blockchain Is a Foundational Technology

How Blockchain Works

Use Cases for Blockchain as a Legal Technology

eDiscovery Considerations for Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

Many thanks to our host Firm, Tucker Ellis, and to HaystackID for sponsoring our lunch. NOTE: The Secretary position on our Board of Directors is still open, so if you're interested in running, please submit your bio to la@womeninediscovery.org by 3:00pm March 18.

About the Speaker

As President of Forensics at HaystackID, John Wilson, ACE, AME, CBE provides consulting and forensic services to help companies address various matters related to electronic discovery and computer forensics including leading forensic investigations, cryptocurrency investigations, ensuring proper preservation of evidence items and chain of custody. He develops forensic workflows and processes for clients including major financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, AmLaw 100 law firms as well as many other organizations.

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Thank you, and we look forward to a terrific session!

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