On October 24, Thomson Reuters hosted the first GLBC Briefing in their Hong Kong office. The response from the Hong Kong legal community was overwhelmingly enthusiastic, with several companies and law firms committing to join the GLBC immediately.
On December 12, 2018, Polsinelli will host a GLBC Regional Briefing in their Dallas office. Join us to hear about exciting developments in how blockchain is going to transform the legal industry.
Glynna Christian, Partner; Co-Head Global Technology Transactions at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, presented a 30-minute Blockchain 101 webinar. Check it out!
The Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) organizes and aligns global legal industry stakeholders to enhance the security, privacy, productivity, and interoperability of blockchain technology. Furthermore, the GLBC adopts policies that promotes a universal blockchain-based technology infrastructure for law.
More than 150 organizations are involved with the GLBC in creating these standards and governance. Several of them are collaborating and creating blockchain-based solutions.
Proofs of Concept
The GLBC is growing at an incredible rate, adding around 10 new members per month, and now reaching over 150 members. Such growth suggests that the appetite for the use of blockchain tech is very real among lawyers.read more
This article discusses 9 Ways Law Firms Could Be affected By Blockchain Technologies, and includes discussion of the GLBC.read more
The University of Oklahoma College of Law, a national leader in modern legal education, has joined the GLBC. OU Law will work with the consortium to develop and promote standards for governing how blockchain technology is used in the legal field.read more