Blockchain Law

Learn the legal framework around the Blockchain ecosystem - Cryptos, DAOs, DeFi, Metaverse, Tokenization & Web3.

  • Course Duration2 months
  • Start LearningTODAY!
  • Course FeeRs. 25,000 / US$ 400

Executive Program in Blockchain Law

Learn the legal framework around the Blockchain ecosystem - Cryptos, DAOs, DeFi, Metaverse, Tokenization & Web3.

Did you know that the academic documents of 10th & 12th standard CBSE students in India is being stored on a Blockchain?

Blockchain adoption is growing massively in India. Active use-cases include land registration, blood banks, Public Distribution System(PDS), remote voting, GST records, and academic certificates. For details see and India's National Strategy on Blockchain.

Blockchain Technology started with 1 use case - the Bitcoin crypto currency. Today, Blockchain Technology powers a multi-trillion dollar economy including Cryptos, DAOs, DeFi, Metaverse, Tokenization & Web3.

Executive Program in Blockchain Law is a 2-month online course conducted by Rohas Nagpal. It covers the legal framework around the Blockchain ecosystem - Cryptos, DAOs, DeFi, Metaverse, Tokenization & Web3.

For more, read the ASCL Blog post. Want to test your knowledge of Blockchain Law? Try out the Blockchain Law Quiz on Telegram.

Last Date for Application: 15-APR-2023

Next class: 13-MAY-2023

Assessment: A 60-minute open-book ONLINE exam. Score at least 70% to pass.

Assessment: Anytime

Career opportunities in Blockchain Law
  • Advise Blockchain, Crypto, DeFi & Web3 startups on legal compliance in India, US, Japan, EU, Malta & Singapore.
  • Advise on tokenization projects.
  • Advise startups on DeFi-based fund raising.
  • Advise on establishing decentralised autonomous organisations (DAOs).
  • Handle compliance for crypto exchanges.
  • Advise on crypto tax laws.
  • As a lawyer, you can prosecute & defend crypto crimes.

This course is suitable for:

  • Lawyers
  • Chartered Accountants
  • Company Secretaries
  • Information Security professionals
  • Incident Response professionals
  • Fraud Control professionals


  • Basic Concepts - Blockchain Frameworks & Networks, Permissioned & Permission-less Blockchains, Nodes, Consensus Mechanisms, Layer-0, Layer-1, Layer-2, Bridges, Addresses, Transactions, Blocks, Wallets, Decentralized Storage, Atomic Exchange Transactions, Tokenization, Web3, Metaverse.
  • India's National Strategy on Blockchain - Understanding the legal issues around Blockchain usecases.
  • Crypto Assets - Cryptocurrencies, Governance tokens, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT), Privacy coins, Security tokens, Utility tokens, Wrapped Assets & Stablecoins
  • Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO)
  • Fundraising mechanisms - ICO, Reverse ICO, IDO, DAICO, IEO, ETO & STOs, SAFT
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols - Bridges Bridges, Collateralized Debt Position protocols, Crypto Derivative Projects, Decentralized Exchanges, Farms, Indexes, Lending, Liquid Staking, Options, Oracles, Payments, Prediction Markets, Staking, Synthetics, Yield & Yield Aggregators.
  • DeFi Ecosystem - Liquidity Providers, Miners & Mining pools, Mixers, Oracles
  • Crypto & DeFi crimes - Access Control Hacks, Bank Runs, Exit Scams, Exploits, Flash Loan Attacks, Honeypots, Metaverse crimes, Phishing, Rugpulls, Scams
  • Crypto enabled crimes - Darknet Markets, Ransomware, Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing
  • Income-tax Act
  • Prevention of Money Laundering Act
  • Black Money and Imposition of Tax Act
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Information Technology Act
  • Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act
  • Supreme Court of India judgement in Internet and Mobile Association of India versus Reserve Bank of India
  • Regulations by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Blockchain Laws in Wyoming, US
  • Payment Services Act of Japan
  • Law No. (4) of 2022 Regulating Virtual Assets in the Emirate of Dubai
  • Virtual Financial Assets Act of Malta
  • Payment Services Act of Singapore
  • Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive of the European Union
  • FATF & Virtual Assets

Your Teacher

Rohas Nagpal

Rohas Nagpal is the co-founder of Asian School of Cyber Laws & Chief Blockchain Architect of the Hybrid Finance (HyFi) Blockchain.

He has authored several books including the Commentary on the Information Technology Act, the Cyber Crime Investigation Manual, and the Crypto Playbook.

He appears regularly on national TV on Blockchain related shows.

To know more about him, click here.