Vlaho Hrdalo




Vlaho Hrdalo is a lawyer with over 12 years of experience. In 2008 he graduated from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of law obtaining a master of law degree. He passed the bar exam in 2011 with an 86% score. Soon after he finished his postgraduate interdisciplinary studies in Diplomacy with the final thesis on digital privacy. Vlaho is teaching Consular law at the University of Zagreb. He is the President of the Croatian Bar Association’s Legal tech working group.

Vlaho Hrdalo has been a certified court interpreter of English for the past 10 years and the Chairman of the Croatian Union for blockchain and cryptocurrencies (UBIK.hr).

He is currently finishing his Ph.D. studies in company law and commercial law with a dissertation on smart contracts.

Vlaho Hrdalo is the author of several research papers of which ‘Terrorism and insurance from that risk’ were introduced into the Library of the Croatian Parliament in May 2018.

In 2019 he finished an online course at the University of Pennsylvania on Privacy Law and Data Protection.

He is a regular speaker at international conferences among which are the one organized by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Zagreb (May 2018), Blockchain Roundtable by the European Commission, and the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies in Brussels (October 2018)

and the Annual Meeting of the European Bank for the reconstruction and development (EBRD) held in Sarajevo in May 2019, the LegalTech conference (June 2019) as well as Fintech Inn (Vilnius, November 2019).

Vlaho Hrdalo is an experienced executive who has been successfully running his law firm for more than 10 years as well as an NGO of more than 300 members for the third consecutive term.



Presentation title:
Crypto projects from root to fruit: what does a Web 3.0 project need from the legal side


Presentation abstract:
Advising crypto projects for more than 5 years has shown me that often they aren’t sure what will they need from a lawyer in the course of the development of their project. This is why I have decided to create a crash course in what a WEB 3.0 project (typically) needs from its inception to having a tradeable token.