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Cryptoassets: Europe Moves Towards Regulation

On 9 January 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published advice on ICOs and cryptoassets to the European Commission and other EU institutions.  This development is very much

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Cryptoassets, EBA, ESMA, EU, UK

Blockchain, IP, and the Pharma Industry – How Distributed Ledger Technologies can help Secure the Pharma Supply Chain

In this article, Ruth Burstall and Birgit Clark of Baker McKenzie, London explore the various opportunities created by blockchain to enhance the supply chain control of pharmaceutical companies.  Blockchain cannot

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EU, Intellectual Property, Pharma

Time to get smart? Blockchain and Trademarks

It may be the moment for the IP profession to get to grips with the use of blockchain technology in its practice. Blockchain has, of course, risen to its current

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EU, Intellectual Property, Smart Contracts, Trademark, Uncategorized

Blockchain Leadership Summit in Basel

On the 23rd and 24th November 2018, the Blockchain Leadership Summit was held in Basel, Switzerland. The participating leaders represented states (for example, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat), blockchain businesses,

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EU, ICO, Switzerland

EU Blockchain Roundtable meets to discuss future of technology and formation of international association

Brussels, 20 November 2018: The EU Blockchain Roundtable took place with the theme of ‘bringing industries together for Europe to

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EU, International

Securities stakeholders group recommends that ESMA provides clarity on regulation of cryptoassets

Cryptoassets continue to be a hot topic for financial services regulators. On 19 October 2018, it was the turn of

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Cryptocurrency, EU, Sandbox, Securities

European Parliament adopts Blockchain Resolution

On Monday 3 October, the European Parliament adopted a non-legislative Resolution on distributed ledger technologies (DLT) / blockchain. In the

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EU, GDPR, ICO, Smart Contracts

European Parliament moves to extend the European Commission Proposal for Crowdfunding Regulation to capture ICOs

In March 2018 the European Commission issued a proposal for a regulation on crowdfunding service providers (“CSPs“) (the “Proposal“) as

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EU, ICO

EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum releases thematic report

The EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum (EBOF) launched in February 2018 has published its first thematic report outlining the current

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Cryptocurrency, EU

European Parliament Committee on Internal Trade publishes Draft Blockchain Report

On 18 July 2018 the European Parliament Committee on Internal Trade (“CIT“) published a draft report setting out a motion

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EU, Supply Chain

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