Blockchain Webinar Series | Exploring decentralized finance: Understanding the latest trends and legal developments

49 minute read
19 July 2021

Gowling WLG Speakers:

For sophisticated investors looking for the next opportunity, decentralized finance (DeFi) offers a new way to invest in crypto assets in an on-demand digital world. However, before jumping in with both feet it's critical to understand what DeFi is, how it works, its potential return on investment and its inherent risks.

In this session we explore the burgeoning DeFi landscape, outline key legal considerations and highlight strategies that are currently being offered on various platforms.


  • Usman Sheikh - Partner & National Head - Blockchain & Smart Contract Group, Gowling WLG
  • Michael Garellek - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Lee Schneider - General Counsel, AvaLabs
  • Marc Boiron - General Counsel, dYdX Trading Inc.

This on-demand webinar is part of our 2021 Blockchain Webinar Series. Watch more from the series »

*This program is eligible for up to 1 hour of substantive CPD credits with the LSO, the LSBC and the Barreau du Québec, and may be eligible for up to 1 hour of CPD/CLE credits in other jurisdictions. If you require a certificate please contact Shannon Wadsworth.

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Gowling WLG Speakers

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