Web3 The World of Decentralized Tech

New York City Bar Association · Web3 – The World of Decentralized Tech

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Beth Haddock and Lewis Cohen are Co-Chairs of the Web3 Subcommittee of the City Bar Task Force on Digital Technologies, and they’re experts in the world of Web3, decentralized finance (DeFi), blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies. They helped us understand how the world of decentralized technologies is taking shape, what problems are being discussed and discovered by innovators, and where we stand to benefit from future breakthroughs.

Tune in to hear about:

  • Takeaways for lawyers from two recent, major reports of the international Financial Stability Board. What lawyers could use in their practice and what they should think about when they think of developments in Web3.
  • What is DeFi (decentralized finance) and what are DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations)? How do we know when a project truly fits into these spaces?
  • What are the incentives and differences between traditional finance and decentralized finance?
  • What are the potential benefits of decentralized finance?
  • What are reliable and reputable resources for people who want to learn more about decentralized finance?


FSB Report

US Treasury illicit finance report

DeFi Alliance

DeFi Education Fund

Ethereum Foundation

Vitalik Buterin blog

Beth and Lewis’ Twitters – @HaddockBeth; @NYcryptolawyer