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UK Court Confirms Bitcoin’s Status as Property

United Kingdom - February 3 2020 On December 13 2019, in the case of AA v Persons Unknown [2019] EWHC 3556 (Comm), the UK Commercial Court granted an interim proprietary…

KEVIN MONAGHAN, Ben Thatcher

European Banking Authority Outsourcing Guidelines Come into Effect: Are you ready?

European Union, United Kingdom - October 14 2019 The EBA outsourcing guidelines came into effect on 30 September 2019. They are more prescriptive than the previous guidance and have a broader scope…

Caitlin McErlane, Mark Simpson

Law Society publishes second edition of Blockchain: legal and regulatory guidance

United Kingdom - January 17 2022 The Law Society has published the second edition of its blockchain report in collaboration with the Tech London Advocates (TLA) Blockchain Legal and…

UK regulator bans the sale of crypto-derivatives to retail consumers

European Union, United Kingdom - October 12 2020 The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced a ban on the sale of crypto-derivatives and exchange traded notes (ETNs) that reference…

Kimberly Everitt, Mark Simpson

UK’s JMLSG publishes new Anti-Money Laundering Guidance for Cryptoasset Exchanges and Custodian Wallet Providers

United Kingdom - August 10 2020 On 27 July 2020, the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG), which comprises UK financial services industry trade bodies, published new…

Richard Powell, Mark Simpson, Ben Thatcher