The ABC's of Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency 

May 1, 2019
Webinar Online

Veuillez notez, cet événement sera disponible en anglais seulement.

This live Professional Development Webinar is presented by the
Canadian Bar Association British Columbia Branch.


Speaker(s): D. Ross McGowan, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Robert Dawkins, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Christopher Ross, Tax Law Associate, DLA Piper LLP
Moderator: Rhona M. Lichtenwald, Hillcrest Law & Mediation
Time: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (Pacific Time)
Format: Webinar

$100.00 for CBA members (+GST)
$200.00 for Non-members (+GST)

*If you are a non-CBA member, you may create an account and register.

CPD Hours: 2 Hours of Approved Continuing Professional Development in BC
This webinar will provide 2 hours of professional development in Ethics, Professional Responsibility and Practice Management.

This webinar will introduce the concepts of Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency to lawyers who are not in this field.  You will learn the basics of the terminology and use of these technologies, see what you may expect in the future, gain a better understanding of how your clients and your practice may be affected and look at some common tax considerations.  All questions will be welcomed by FinTech lawyer panelists D. Ross McGowan and Robert Dawkins, Partners, BLG, joined by Christopher Ross, Tax Law Associate, DLA Piper.

Technical Instructions
We strongly recommend all participants to check these requirements and run the test atleast a couple of days before the course date in order for the webinar to work properly for you.

• You will be sent the webinar link and log-in instructions 1 day prior to the course date.
• All materials and handouts are available for download in the webinar room.
• Please ensure your computer speakers are working properly as audio will be delivered entirely over the computer.
• Earphones are recommended for the best sound quality.
• Install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player and test your Internet connection: Click to Run Test!

Instructions/Course Materials/Handouts
The webinar instructions will be sent to you one day prior by email.

Any and all materials/handouts from the webinar will available to download from within the webinar room. They will not be invcluded in the webinar instructions.

Participant Disclaimer- This is to confirm that you have agreed with the following terms and conditions:
All materials related to this course are for the sole use of the above said registrant, which may not be copied, reproduced, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, translated, distributed, shared, modified, made available on a network or other website, used to create derivative works, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever without the prior express written permission of the Canadian Bar Association.

Cancellation Policy
Once payment has been processed there will be no refund issued. To cancel your attendance, please contact the PD Department at No refunds will be issued to non-attendees.


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