The Law of Cryptocurrency and NFTs

September 7, 2022
Hosted by Carliss Chatman

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Many believe that investing in cryptocurrency is a guaranteed road to wealth, and we hear about the NFTs that make people millions. But, what does the law have to say about it? Is the trading in a regulated market? Is it treated like securities, currency, or commodities under the law? What happens when a token is lost or an NFT is stolen? On this episode, Professor Carla Reyes will highlight the basics of the law behind cryptocurrency and NFTs.

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Carliss Chatman

Carliss Chatman is an Associate Professor specializing in corporate and commercial law. Her eleven years of legal practice before entering the academy lends a common sense approach to her teaching and scholarship. She specializes in bringing practical experience to all of her classes, making complex legal concepts within reach for students of all backgrounds. Through service on the Advisory Board of, she has worked on the cutting edge of legal regulatory technology, helping to train the machine learning platform to anticipate the research needs of those in the compliance and regulatory legal space. Her experience in leadership of non-profit boards and over two decades of social activism has allowed Professor Chatman to develop expertise on matters involving race, women's rights, and educational access. Her scholarship, teaching and service have been celebrated and awarded by her faculty and peers. She is the 2021 Recipient of Derrick A. Bell, Jr. Award, presented by the Association of American Law Schools Section on Minority Groups, the 2020 Recipient Jessine A. Monaghan Fellowship, an award for experiential education, given in recognition of contributions to the transactional component of the Law School’s experiential program and the 2020 Recipient Lewis Prize for Excellence in Legal Scholarship.

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