Blockchain Alliance R3 Launches Training Consortium For Lawyers

“The R3 Blockchain consortium has announced their creation of a Legal Center of Excellence (LCoE) today, Feb. 20 — a team consisting of ten law firms that will educate lawyers globally about new Blockchain technologies, according to a press release published on FinExtra. (…)

R3, which is made up of over 100 financial institutions, launched the Blockchain platform Corda in 2015, a distributed ledger system that facilitates and standardizes financial transactions. In December of last year, Amazon Web Services announced a partnership with R3 to allow the Corda distributed ledger on its marketplace, allowing users to both deploy and develop DApps onto the AWS platform.

The ten firms that make up the LCoE are Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Clifford Chance, Crowell & Moring, Fasken, Holland & Knight, Perkins Coie, Shearman & Sterling, and Stroock.

According to the press release, these law firms will be able to participate in Corda training workshops for attorneys, have access to R3’s Blockchain research, and receive project demos of real world Blockchain use every month. (…)”

Via  Cointelegraph – read full article here: http://ow.ly/t3Yt30iC7ea

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