UNH program to host blockchain and other experts

The University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law will begin its online Certificate in Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and Law program. This news emerged on 23 August.

UNH commenced by informing that each week, students would gain direct access to leading experts. Such personnel would be focused on empowering professionals to implement strategies to impact the legal scenario. UNH noted that the domains would encompass government, payment systems, intellectual property, regulation, civil and criminal liability. UNH further introduced the panel of experts involved in the program.

Tonya M. Evans, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law said – 

“By blockchain ecosystem standards, our all-star line-up of faculty and guest experts is a tremendous list. We have teamed up with world-renowned industry experts to deliver a world-class educational immersion experience in a convenient and flexible 100% online format.”

UNH further added that the program was aimed at professionals who work in a variety of fields. These fields could include practicing lawyers, blockchain startups, entrepreneurs, executives, industry professionals, lawmakers, and regulators. However, UNH noted that anyone interested in securing a foundation in the legal implications could avail the program. UNH summarized that a single course badge could be earned in one semester.


Adjunct professor and international blockchain expert Samson Williams conveyed that students would learn about the join of the law and emerging technologies. Samson further opined that students would discover what the future of banking, finance, compliance, technology, emerging technology, and intellectual property would look like.

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UNH wrapped up informing that the online certificate would allow students to discover in-depth knowledge to better understand the impact of cryptocurrencies. Such effects would be on the financial, political, social, and economic sectors of societies. UNH added on the knowledge gained to use tokens as a self-funding mechanism for projects within the crypto economy. The university finally noted the economic activity surrounding the issuance of tokens and the intellectual property implications.