The Legal Entrepreneurship Cell of Amity Law School, Noida, organised a seminar on cryptocurrencies 'Edu-Quest: A Tryst with Cryptocurrency' on Tuesday (23 January) with LiveLaw as the media partners of the event.
Varun Kalra, president of Legal Entrepreneurship Cell, and Ramisha Jain, vice- president of the Legal Entrepreneurship Cell, welcomed the gathering.
The first speaker was Harish Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Sri Ram College of Commerce, and research scholar, Delhi University. He explained the origin of cryptocurrencies and their working mechanism.
The second speaker at the seminar was Sarthak Ahuja, Chartered Accountant and Bachelor of Financial and Investment Analysis, Licentiate ICSI. He explained the process of trading in cryptocurrencies and the practical application of blockchain technology, like smart contracts.
Deeksha Gehlot, an alumna of Amity Law School, Noida, and managing counsel at Lex Ingenious explained how cryptocurrencies are a taxable speculative goods.
Post the talks delivered by the speakers, the house was opened for a question-answer session, in which the two best adjudicators were awarded.
The event saw participation from various institutes under Amity University, Delhi University and other institutes in Noida and Greater Noida.