Coming to a Theatre Near You Soon: Third Party Funding of Litigation and Blockchain as Legal Technology

30 Mar 2019
9:45 am - 11:00 am
Kona (Salon 1)

Coming to a Theatre Near You Soon: Third Party Funding of Litigation and Blockchain as Legal Technology

Many aspects of the profession are evolving quickly, with several of them well down the road and not necessarily in the forefront of our planning and understanding of them. Two trends that have been building steam for many years include the funding of litigation by third parties and the use, in legal services and regulatory contexts, of blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Grab a bag of popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the show as two experts give us an overview and highlights of these two trends and make themselves available to answer your questions!

  • Maya Steinitz, Professor of Law and Bauma Family Fellow in Law, University of Iowa College of Law *Bio
  • Tony Lai, Founder and Chairman at Legal.io, and Entrepreneurial Fellow and Founder of the Blockchain Group at CodeX, the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics *Bio

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