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Blockchains and Antitrust: New Technology, Same Old Risks?
  • Jones Day
  • USA, Australia, OECD
  • August 2 2018

Blockchain technology, particularly private blockchains, can provide a technological curtain behind which business transactions occur. Still, any

Cryptocurrency vs. Initial Coin Offerings (ICO): Different Animals, Different Regulatory Concerns
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • July 23 2018

The recent flurry of activity and press coverage, over the past 18 months in particular, concerning “initial coin offerings” (also referred to as a

Cryptocurrency 2018: When The Law Catches Up With Game-Changing Technology
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • January 30 2018

Blockchain technology and the virtual currency, or cryptocurrency, that uses this technology are revolutionizing the way businesses function and

Unravelling blockchain
  • Camilleri Preziosi
  • Malta
  • January 22 2018

Lockchain technology is a type of Distributed Ledger Technology (or “DLT”), which allows for the creation of a shared digital ledger. Although

Crypto-assets go mainstream
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2017

In 2017, crypto-assets went from being a relatively fringe technological curiosity to a global, booming business. The rapid price appreciation of

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) - cryptocurrency, fundraising and the media industry impact
  • Bird & Bird
  • USA, Australia
  • November 23 2017

Throughout 2017 Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have developed as a popular new form of fundraising. The ICO trend in the market place has snowballed

Monopoly Money or the Real Deal? Exploring the Possibility of Paying Employees in Bitcoin
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2017

Bitcoin, the most popular form of digital or crypto-currency, is gaining traction as an investment vehicle and a way to pay for goods and services

The Growing Commercial Applications of Blockchain Technology
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

A blockchain is a decentralized and immutable ledger. It provides an unalterable record of all transactions that have ever taken place on that ledger

CSIRO’s Data61 Releases Blockchain Study
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • June 28 2017

On early June, CSIRO’s Data61 published two reports on the scientific findings of Australia’s leading digital research network into distributed ledger

Taking Stock of the “Blockchain Amendments” to the Delaware General Corporation Law
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2017

Two amendments have been proposed to the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”) to permit corporate record keeping utilizing blockchain