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My smart contract just ate $14 millionnow what? Re-thinking indemnification for smart contract risks
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

A Canadian digital currency exchange (QuadrigaCX) reported recently that a malfunction in a smart contract is responsible for a $14 million dollar


Fintech Update: June 2017
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, USA
  • June 7 2017

Following the fintech focus in the Federal Budget released in early May 2017 (see our update here), regulators have provided guidance on a range of


“Smart Contracts”: The Next Big Battleground?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Global
  • June 2 2017

The advancement of blockchain technology as a decentralised database, with the ability to store a public registry of assets and transactions across a


Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Meltem Demirors
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

Episode 167: Blockchain Takes Over the Podcast Episode 167 sees blockchain take over the podcast again. With Stewart traveling, Alan Cohn hosts


Blockchain Energizer Vol. 5
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology and its potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries from finance and healthcare to real


Recognition of Smart Contracts
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

This spring, Arizona became one of the first states in the U.S. to enact a law explicitly granting smart contracts the same legal effect, validity and


Blockchain, what is it and why does it matter?
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 31 2017

Blockchain is a hot topic at present. We've been writing about it for a while now and appreciate that it can be a hard topic to get your head around


Bitcoin regulation in New Zealand: A dense fog
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • May 31 2017

The article below is a summary of a speech given by Simon Jensen at the Bitcoin South Conference in Queenstown, New Zealand on 29 November 2014. The


Blockchain Energizer Vol. 4
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology and its potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries from finance and healthcare to real


Finding Resiliency in Microgrids
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2017

This is the fifth and final in a series of posts that breaks down our article, “Smart After All: Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Parametric Insurance