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LAW 1615 v00 : Cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings and the Law Seminar

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Fall 2020
JD Adjunct
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pjm275 McCarty, Patrick
LAW 1615 v00: Cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings and the Law Seminar
Cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings and the Law Seminar
M 3:30p-5:30p
23 (13 2-credit JD Paper, 6 3-credit JD Writing Requirement, 4 2-credit LLM Paper)
Paper/Writing Requirement


A course in securities, banking, or derivatives, one of the following or similar courses: Advanced Studies in Federal Securities Regulation; Derivatives Regulation; Federal Banking Regulation: Modern Financial Institutions and Change; Financial Regulation and Financial Crises; Federal Regulation of Financial Institutions; Initial Public Offerings; Securities Regulation; or Securities Regulation of Financial Institutions and the Securities Markets.


This seminar requires a paper. J.D. students must register for the 3 credit section of the seminar if they wish to write a paper fulfilling the Upperclass Legal Writing Requirement. The paper requirements of the 2 credit section will not fulfill the J.D. Upperclass Legal Writing Requirement.

Students may not withdraw from this class after the add/drop period ends without the permission of the professor.

Would you like to offer the Pass/Fail grading option?
Default course withdrawal deadline (last day of classes for the semester)
Does this course qualify as a "simulation course"?
Is this course available to distance students?

Is this a mandatory Pass-Fail course?


Personal Information


Patrick J. McCarty – President, McCarty Financial, LLC (Jan 2017 to present); formerly Managing Director, US Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs, ICAP North America (April 2011 - December 2016); formerly Senior Professional Staff, Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee - 2010 - 2011. Primary staffer on Dodd Frank issues, including drafter of Title VII OTC Derivatives. Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission General Counsel - 2002 to 2006. Former Professional Staff, House Banking and Financial Services Committee - 1998 - 2000. In addition, Professor McCarty has worked for 4 federal banking agencies, US Securities and Exchange Commission, a private law firm and a national trade association. Professor McCarty is a Lecturer at Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America (Derivatives Seminar since 2011) and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center (Derivatives and Financial Products since 2016 – teaching course on Cryptocurrencies Fall 2018); Professor McCarty is a 1986 graduate of Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and a 1980 graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Economics.

Kara Kinikin (kep68) (Mon, 23 Mar 2020 17:35:04 GMT): Rollback: Rolled back per Sarah Hulsey
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