Burr & Forman Launches Blockchain and E-Transactions Law Blog
Birmingham, Ala., May 31, 2018 - Burr & Forman LLP announces the launch of its Blockchain & E-Transactions Law blog. The firm's newest blog provides case updates, analysis, practical guidance and other news relevant to the emerging and complicated landscape of blockchain, cryptocurrencies and electronic transactions. The Blockchain and E-Transactions Law blog is available on the firm's website at www.burr.com/blogs/blockchain-law/.
The Blockchain and E-Transactions Law blog is produced by Burr & Forman's Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Electronic Transactions Group, which provides comprehensive legal counsel on blockchain, digital currencies and tokens, electronic signatures and transactions, and other emerging FinTech matters. The group represents financial institutions, manufacturers, health care companies and middle-market businesses in corporate matters, such as business formation, governance, and transactions, as well as in investigations, dispute resolution and litigation arising from evolving digital technologies.
"While the hype surrounding the latest virtual currencies is high, we focus on the bigger picture: The commercial repurposing of public and private blockchain technologies toward transactions and other uses that allow companies to continue to conduct old-fashioned business in new, innovative ways," said Ed Snow, a partner and leader of Burr & Forman's Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Electronic Transactions Group. "In the blog, we analyze the accompanying risks and emerging regulations required in this disruptive environment."
Burr & Forman's Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Electronic Transactions group includes 15 seasoned attorneys from across the firm's geographic footprint with experience in various industries at the forefront of these emerging technologies. The combination of the group's banking, finance, technology, securities, regulatory, compliance and intellectual property experience coupled with their forward-thinking counsel has positioned them as thought leaders in the emerging field.
For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP's experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 300 attorneys and 12 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.