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From and the publisher of The American Lawyer, Unprecedented is a biweekly podcast about the future of law. San Francisco-based journalist Ben Hancock interviews experts and newsmakers about how technology and other innovations are changing the law and the legal profession. Topics have included hacking and privacy law, third-party litigation funding, legal data analytics, and autonomous vehicles.

Oct 30, 2017

This week on's Unprecedented podcast we talk to Brynly Llyr, general counsel at Ripple Labs, a blockchain company focused on facilitating cross-border money transfers. Llyr talks about the legal challenges facing cryptocurrencies and the emerging fintech sector, and how the landscape is not as uncharted as it may seem. "Just because you have a new technology doesn't mean that no laws apply to it," she says.