Bitcoin and crypto-assets: basic elements

3 hours of targeted training, to begin to delve into the technology, market and regulatory aspects.

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Duration: three hours

Access: face-to-face in Milan and remotely

Who is it for: no prerequisites are required, the lesson is aimed at people with different backgrounds, in particular executives, managers, researchers and technology enthusiasts.

Resources: Slides, reference bibliography, open source software and code, links and additional resources for all insights.

Upcoming dates:

  • April 14, 2022


Structure and arguments

An interactive session explores fundamental aspects of Bitcoin as the basic protocol of the entire crypto ecosystem, organized into 30-minute modules that can also be consulted over multiple sessions.

  • Why Bitcoins? from eCash, to digital gold, to crypto-assets
  • Key functioning mechanisms of the blockchain: transactions, mining and energy consumption.
  • Key players of the ecosystem: wallet, exchange.
  • Bitcoin as an investment: market characteristics and structure.
  • Regulatory context: anti-money laundering, Italian tax legislation, hints of foreign taxation.
  • Beyond Bitcoin: other cryptocurrencies, CBDCs, DeFi and NFTs.

Training is provided directly by the CheckSig team and can be used both face-to-face and remotely. Additional training resources include slides, reference literature, open source software and code, links, and additional resources for all your insights. This material, including video recordings, will always remain at your disposal, including its future updates.


Participation is free for all CheckSig customers.

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