Blockchain and Smart Contracts in the Supply Chain: Managing Key Issues and Potential Risks
Today's supply chain landscape is becoming inherently complex that traditional-based operations and transactions have slowly become disadvantageous for companies and may halt their growth. Fortunately, with the promising recent applications of blockchain technology and smart contracts, certain complexities in the supply chain can now be reduced and better managed. These technology-based methods of verifying and executing diverse business transactions can improve the transparency, traceability, and efficiency in the supply chain, making it more convenient for businesses while strengthening client relationships.
In this LIVE Webcast, blockchain/smart contract experts Jimmy Royer (Analysis Group) and Dat Nguyen (LTL Attorneys) will present an in-depth analysis of the benefits of blockchain and smart contracts in the supply chain. Speakers will also provide best practices in managing risk and pitfalls to maximize the platform’s efficacy.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
- Blockchain and Smart Contracts in the Supply Chain
- Key Challenges and Opportunities
- Risk Identification and Management
- Practical Strategies to Maximize Benefits
- Best Practices
Jimmy Royer, Principal
- Blockchains and Smart Contracts: History, Key Concepts, and Current Applications in Supply Chains
- How Different Are Blockchains from Traditional Record Keeping Tools?
- How Different Are Smart Contracts from Traditional Contracts?
- How Blockchains and Smart Contracts Interact with Supply Chains? Advantages & Challenges
Dat Nguyen, Attorney
LTL Attorneys LLP
- Designing Blockchains for Supply Chains – Permissioned v. Public
- Pitfalls of Smart Contracts – Some Simple Tips When Handling Smart Contracts
- Discuss Emerging Companies in Supply Chain
- Blockchain/Supply Chain Use Cases
Who Should Attend:
- Chief Information Officers
- Chief Technology Officers
- Information Technology Executives
- Technology Lawyers
- Supply Chain Professionals
- Business Managers
Dr. Royer applies a broad range of quantitative tools to address client needs in data science, statistics, health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), finance, intellectual property, competition policy, and antitrust cases in the United States, Canada, and Europe. He recently authored an article called “Smart Contracts & Their Potential Tax Implications,” which was published in Lawyer Monthly where he addressed the multifaceted tax concerns that may arise from a smart contract’s underlying transactions, in which cryptocurrency is exchanged for goods or services.
Dr. Royer applies a broad range of quantitative tools to address client needs in data science, statistics, health economics and …
Dat Nguyen is an associate in the firm’s intellectual property practice and complex commercial litigation groups. His practice includes representing clients in federal and state courts, USPTO, and arbitrations involving a variety of matters ranging from intellectual property and commercial disputes.
He has extensive experience with a wide range of technologies including but not limited to: semiconductors, software, networking systems, telecommunications, blockchain, smart contracts, AI, virtual reality, augmented reality, audio, and video encoding standards, cellular and Wi-Fi standards, graphics processing, and physics processing.
Prior to joining LTL, Dat was VP of Special Projects at a smart contracts/blockchain startup called Sagewise. He is well regarded in the blockchain space and has been invited to speak at numerous conferences, before various governments, and law firms on blockchain and smart contracts. Prior to that, Dat served as an IP litigation associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. Dat is also a former patent examiner at the USPTO where he specialized in video gaming technology.
Dat Nguyen is an associate in the firm’s intellectual property practice and complex commercial litigation groups. His practice includes representing …
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Method of Presentation:
On-demand Webcast; Group-Internet Based
General knowledge of the blockchain technology
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
NASBA Field of Study:
Information Technology - Technical
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About Analysis Group
Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 1,000 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.
About LTL Attorneys LLP
LTL Attorneys is a 26-person boutique, litigation powerhouse founded over fourteen years ago by partners from Quinn Emanuel and operating throughout California and with recent expansions into New York city. Unlike other major firms, LTL is dedicated solely to litigation, trials and arbitration in three key practice areas: intellectual property, complex commercial, and class actions. What further sets LTL apart from other firms, among other things, is its efficient application of technology tools to litigation, in particular artificial intelligence. This combination of size, focused intensity and emphasis on efficiency has helped LTL successfully recover over $300 million for its clients and obtain complete defense verdicts in bet-the-company cases, all at competitive pricing. Clients in search of representation for their most complex and high-stakes matters have found LTL to be their top choice in terms of value and results. Furthermore, LTL has a deep expertise in blockchain litigation and, most notably, was co-lead counsel in the Tezos class action litigation.