Digital Currency Perspectives
December 12, 2016

Grant Fondo Comments on the Role of Blockchain Lawyers

Grant Fondo, Co-Chair of Goodwin’s Digital Currency + Blockchain Technology practice, recently spoke with The Recorder on the changing roles of lawyers in the blockchain space.

The article addresses the challenges blockchain lawyers face due to the highly specialized, technical and constantly changing nature of the industry. As the industry evolves, blockchain lawyers not only need to understand the technology, but also be able to anticipate challenges and issues within the space, such as monitoring regulations, compliance, and developing policy both locally and internationally as blockchain-based, digital currencies become more widely used. The article also highlights how blockchain companies are utilizing both in-house and outside counsel to adapt to this novel and rapidly growing technology.

To read the full article from The Recorder, click here.