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Tipping the scales: Is Libra the global currency of the future or a modern-day cartel?

United Kingdom, European Union - November 5 2019 Within a matter of weeks of Facebook announcing its new global digital currency, Libra, and before it has even launched, the European Commission has...

Stuart Carson.

A Bitcoin first? Stewarts obtains asset preservation order over cryptocurrency

United Kingdom - August 20 2019 In what is believed to be the first decision of its kind, Stewarts has obtained an asset preservation order (APO) over Bitcoin worth more than £1m...

Stefan Edwards.

English judge decides first case on reimposed US Iran Sanctions and comments on EU Blocking Regulation

United Kingdom, European Union - October 17 2018 Judgment has been handed down in the first case in the English courts to deal with the impact of President Trump's reimposition of US sanctions...

How Iran sanctions will play out in the EU

United Kingdom, European Union, Iran - October 17 2018 The US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal has caught EU businesses in the cross-fire of US sanctions, and cancelled trade deals will run into...

The US sanctions against Iran could start a war in the European commercial courts

USA, European Union, Iran - August 29 2018 The reimpositions of US sanctions against Iran may be designed to be aggressive while remaining a fair distance short of actual war, but violent...

Elaina Bailes.