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Cryptocurrency Basics for Law Students

Derek Brainard

Derek Brainard, AFC® from non-profit AccessLex Institute shares and overview of Cryptocurrencies and what you need to know about them as both transaction mediums and volatile investment vehicles.

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About Derek: Derek Brainard, AFC®, CRPC, is the National Director of Financial Education at the AccessLex Center for Education and Financial Capability. He has worked in both the private financial services sector as a licensed financial advisor, and in higher education as financial literacy coordinator at Syracuse University. His financial writing and commentary have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, NBC News, and USA Today.

About AccessLex Institute: For nearly 40 years, nonprofit AccessLex Institute has been partnering with its member institutions — the nearly 200 state-affiliated and nonprofit ABA-approved law schools — to meet the ever-changing needs and challenges of law students and the legal education community. From providing free resources for every step of the law school journey to maximizing the value and affordability of a law degree through research and policy advocacy, AccessLex exists to increase access and further the success of aspiring lawyers from admission to law school to admission to the bar.