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The Book of Jargon®

Mobile and desktop reference tool defines nearly 300 industry terms.

Defining terms from “Accidental Fork” to “Zero Knowledge Proof,” The Book of Jargon® – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology is a user-friendly resource that renders the cryptocurrency and blockchain vocabulary more accessible and understandable to all, in particular those facing legal issues surrounding cryptocurrency and the application of distributed ledger technology.

    “Latham has its finger on the pulse of the fast evolving legal developments surrounding cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in financial centers around the world. We harnessed our deep experience across practice areas, including Financial Regulatory, Payments, IP, Emerging Companies, and Technology Transactions, to develop this go-to resource for market players throughout the FinTech ecosystem.” – Andrew Moyle, Global Chair of Latham’s FinTech Industry Group.

      A global team of lawyers led by partners Todd Beauchamp, Stephen Wink, Yvette Valdez, and counsel Simon Hawkins, collaborated to compile hundreds of frequently used terms and craft concise definitions to help readers navigate the technical underpinnings of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology and legal and regulatory terminology surrounding the industry more quickly and effectively.

        The Book of Jargon® – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology is available as an online web-based application/resource, and as a free mobile app in the Apple App Store or on Google Play for Android devices. It can also be accessed from our website under the Tokenization and Blockchain Technology Practice page.

          With the launch of The Book of Jargon® – Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology, we now offer 13 Books of Jargon®, providing a comprehensive A-Z library. Other topics include:

            • Emerging Companies
            • European Capital Markets and Bank Finance
            • Global M&A
            • Global Restructuring
            • Healthcare & Life Sciences
            • Hedge Funds
            • International Arbitration
            • Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs)
            • Oil & Gas
            • Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB)
            • Project Finance
            • US Corporate and Bank Finance.