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Blockchain Technology Expected to Strongly Impact the IP Industry
  • Valea AB
  • Global
  • August 18 2017

During the past few years, a new technology - blockchain - has developed, which is expected to replace many current digital platforms. Since digital

SEC Warns Initial Coin Offerings May Be Subject to US Federal Securities Laws
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

In 2017, over $1.3 billion has been raised by start-ups through Initial Coin Offerings ("ICOs"), a relatively new form of financing technique in which

Smart contracts in Australia: just how clever are they?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 16 2017

Lawyers in practice today live in a world of ongoing disruption. As automation, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology assists in

Blockchain Energizer Vol. 10
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 10 2017

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

Blockchain Innovation and Information Governance
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, Global
  • August 10 2017

The conversation about the use of digital currencies is far from over, but increasingly blockchain, the technology behind the new generation of

$35 million in 30 seconds: Initial Coin Offerings explained
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

Blockchain project Tezos raised $232 million-worth of bitcoin and ether in mid-July 2017, breaking the record for crowdfunding through an 'initial

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

The SEC and ICOs: Putting the SEC’s Determination that DAO Tokens are Securities in Context
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2017

On July 25, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued a report (“Report”) detailing its investigation into whether the DAO (an

Smart Contracts - Intelligente Verträge der Zukunft?
  • SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
  • Global
  • July 25 2017

Bitcoin, Ether und andere Kryptowährungen werden als Zahlungsmittel immer beliebter. Diese digitalen Zahlungsmittel bieten gegenüber dem klassischen

Smart contracts - intelligent contracts of the future?
  • SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
  • Germany, Global
  • July 25 2017

Bitcoin, ether, and other cryptocurrencies are becoming more and more popular means of payment. These digital means of payment offer an advantage over