Blockchain for the Florida Lawyer: Foundations, Critical Considerations, and Updates
Peter Maskow (Fort Lauderdale) moderated a panel discussion titled “Blockchain for the Florida Lawyer: Foundations, Critical Considerations, and Updates” for the Florida Bar’s Business Law Section, June 26, 2019.
The panel provided an overview of how blockchain technology works, analyzed present and anticipated use cases for blockchain technology in the legal field, and examined the impact Florida law and blockchain will have on each other. Particular attention was given to potential ethical issues blockchain may create. In addition, the panel reconciled some common misconceptions about blockchain, forecasted potential legal applications of the technology, and reviewed legislative efforts related to blockchain outside of Florida.