Program Directors

Amy ter Haar, LL.B., LL.M.

Counsel, Templeman LLP

Aaron Grinhaus

Grinhaus Law Firm Professional Corporation

The rapid growth and implementation of blockchain technologies has already begun to disrupt and revolutionize the financial system and other industries.

Designed for lawyers and executives without a technical background, the Osgoode Certificate in Blockchain Law is an intensive and unique certificate that will give you a competitive edge and the critical legal knowledge and skills you need to stay ahead and succeed in the complicated and evolving world of distributed ledger technologies.

This program cohesively integrates relevant and practical information on governance, regulation, policy, law and distributed ledger systems in a focused way, to help you to understand the implications of how blockchain works, and its potential impact.

Can’t make the live date? Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Blockchains and distributed ledger ecosystems

Strategies for incorporating blockchain into your practice/business strategy

Competently advising through blockchain innovation

Analyzing the nature of blockchain transactions and differences in business models

Cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings and characterizing blockchain tokens

Smart contracts and decentralized applications

Who Should Attend

In-house counsel

General counsel, including Chief/Senior Legal Counsel

Corporate counsel, including private practitioners specializing in governance and regulatory matters

Board members

Corporate executives

Securities lawyers

Vice-Presidents and Directors of regulatory affairs, legal affairs, risk management

Compliance officers

Insurance industry experts – executive risk, D&O


Board/Management Consultants

Heather Anne Hubbell

Head of Governance, Hubbell Associates Limited, and MD Digital Bonds Salt Exchange

“The overall course was great [and] all of the speakers gave top-notch advice, were open to answering detailed questions, and covered a gamut of issues I have been grappling with for some time. The opportunity to network with some of Canada's preeminent experts on this subject was invaluable.”


Program Directors

Amy ter Haar, LL.B., LL.M.

Counsel, Templeman LLP

Aaron Grinhaus

Grinhaus Law Firm Professional Corporation


Program Modules


Oct 19, 26 & Nov 2 & 9, 2022

$3495 + Tax


October 19, 2022

9:00 am – 4:30 pm (ET)

October 26, 2022

9:00 am – 4:30 pm (ET)

November 2, 2022

9:00 am – 4:30 pm (ET)

November 9, 2022

9:00 am – 4:30 pm (ET)

Printable Registration Form

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Certificate Requirements

To receive an Osgoode Certificate, you must complete all program modules, and successfully complete an online assessment within 30 days of the last module. 

CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Program Substantive24h
Program Professionalism2h
Program Total26h
Online Primer Substantive1h
Online Primer EDI1h
Online Primer Total2h

Are you reporting hours from a previous date?

View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.

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Deeper Learning Opportunities


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Part-time LLMs Full-time LLMs

Frequently Asked Questions

Client and Technical Support

Have questions? Get advice in person, by email or over the phone.

Program content questions

Elise Micheli, Program Lawyer

Online Technical Requirements

To ensure you do not encounter any issues that will impact or limit your learning experience, please review the following information.