As front-runner to be the new “disruptor,” blockchain technology necessarily has many different practical applications. As use cases for this technology continue to impact different industries, a critical question facing clients, courts, and counsel is whether these digital ledgers will be admissible in legal proceedings.

This article begins with a brief overview of blockchain technology, then addresses the current evidentiary hurdles blockchain records face, and concludes with considerations for attorneys seeking to enter blockchain receipts (discussed further below) into evidence and businesses implementing blockchain solutions.

Blockchain Technology

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