Smart Contracts

UK Jurisdiction Taskforce Launches Consultation on Cryptoassets, Distributed Ledger Technologies and Smart Contracts

The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (“UKJT“) recently published a consultation paper on the status of cryptoassets, DLT, and smart contracts under English private law. The UKJT is one of the six

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Cryptoassets, Cryptocurrency, Distributed Ledger Technology, Smart Contracts, UK

Distributed Ledger Technologies and Smart Contracts in Italy

The Italian Parliament recently introduced distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) into the Italian legal system. Law Decree No. 135/2018 – which was passed into law on February 7 by the Italian

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Distributed Ledger Technology, Italy, Smart Contracts

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.  Some are variations of old themes.  But others are unique to

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DAO, Smart Contracts, US

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

Unhashing Blockchain: Blockchain Explained

Our blog reports on blockchain developments around the world and across industries. For those of our readers interested in some

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Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, International, Smart Contracts, Supply Chain, Use Case

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

Ukraine Publishes Draft Taxation Law on Virtual Assets

On September 19,  2018, the Ukranian Parliament published a draft law which aims to set out the legal basis for

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Cryptocurrency, ICO, Smart Contracts, Ukraine

UK’s HM Land Registry to Explore the Benefits of Blockchain

Enhanced efficiency, collaboration, transparency and trust are some of the key claims of blockchain technology that are appealing to many

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Real Estate, Smart Contracts, UK

UK Law Commission Launches Consultation on the Electronic Execution of Documents

Last month, the UK Law Commission (the “Commission“) launched a consultation paper as part of its latest project to address

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Smart Contracts, UK

Ohio Passes Blockchain Legislation

Last Friday, August 3, Ohio became the latest U.S. state to formally recognize blockchain technology.  Ohio’s Uniform Electronic Transactions Act

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Smart Contracts, US

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