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FCA Finally Speaks on Crypto: UK Regulator Clarifies Regulatory Perimeter for Cryptoassets

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has published draft guidance for market players in the developing cryptoassets sector (see CP19/3). This follows a report published last autumn by the UK’s Cryptoasset

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Cryptoassets, Exchange Token, FCA, Security Token, UK, Utility Token

US Congress Inches Forward on Laws for Cryptocurrencies

House bills with bipartisan support would direct regulators to examine new ways to oversee digital assets and protect them from manipulation, as some lawmakers strive to make financial technologies more

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CFTC, Legislation, US

SEC’s Supposed Setback on Token Issue Now Reversed

In November 2018, a U.S. District Court declined to accept the SEC’s argument that an ICO token was a “security.”  There are those who saw this as a setback for

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ICO, SEC, US

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Africa

Baker McKenzie is pleased to announce that the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Africa report is now available. This guide summarizes the latest and key developments taking place in 22 selected

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Africa, Cryptocurrency

Crypto Garage Becomes First FinTech Participant in Japan’s Regulatory Sandbox

In June 2018, the Government of Japan introduced a framework under the Act on Special Measures for Productivity Improvement (seisansei

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Blockchain, Japan, Sandbox

What To Expect When Litigating Smart Contract Disputes

The blockchain phenomenon has brought an ever increasing use of smart contracts.  Those contracts raise numerous issue for disputes lawyers. 

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DAO, Smart Contracts, US

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