Preparing Smart Contracts: Role of Counsel, Best Practices for Limiting Vulnerabilities
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to help clients avoid the risks associated with vulnerabilities in “smart contracts.” The panel will discuss best practices for the planning, drafting and integration of contract language designed to limit potential liabilities that may arise when vulnerabilities interfere with smart contract performance.
- Smart contracts
- Potential risks
- Best practices
- Limiting exposure
This panel will review these and other crucial issues:
- What is counsel’s role in software and blockchain programming?
- What are the vulnerable areas in smart contracts and what strategies will mitigate risk?
- What role do natural language agreements play in supplementing smart contract terms?
- What strategies can counsel use to provide remedies after a hacker exploits a vulnerability?
Vincent James (Jim) Barbuto, CIPP/US
Mr. Barbuto practices in the firm’s IP, Tech & Data Group. He focuses his practice on data privacy,... | Read More
Mr. Barbuto practices in the firm’s IP, Tech & Data Group. He focuses his practice on data privacy, cybersecurity, information governance, and emerging technologies. Mr. Barbuto is a member of the firm’s Blockchain Initiative where he researches the application and legal issues of distributed ledger technology.Close
Ken Moyle advises on technology, privacy and digital policy. Mr. Moyle has held in-house leadership positions at... | Read More
Ken Moyle advises on technology, privacy and digital policy. Mr. Moyle has held in-house leadership positions at start-ups, “unicorns” and publicly traded enterprises, most recently as Chief Legal Officer of DocuSign Inc. With a rare combination of legal, technical and business leadership experience, he has established himself as an internationally recognized expert in digital transactions, e-signature and legal technologies. Mr. Moyle's thought leadership in the electronic signature industry is unrivaled. He has been quoted and cited in scores of publications and legal journals, and has been a keynote speaker at industry and media events in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Australia and South America.Close