Peter is Director of Research at Coin Center, the leading non-profit research and advocacy group focused on the public policy issues facing cryptocurrency technologies such as Bitcoin. He is a graduate of NYU Law. He drafts the Center’s public regulatory comments, and helps shape its research agenda. He has testified before Congress, briefed staff and members of the EU parliament, and educated policymakers and regulatory staff around the world on the subject of cryptocurrency regulation and decentralized computing systems.

Course Title
Law & the Lightning Network

Course Description
In this session, you’ll learn the basics of current US cryptocurrency regulatory policy, possible future legislation, and the constitutional limits to regulation. Throughout the session there will be a focus on payment channels like the Lightning Network and how/whether they are regulated.

You will leave with an overview of current US policy towards cryptocurrencies and their use.