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2019: year of the oracle
  • Slaughter and May
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2018

In blockchain circles it is said that 2019 will be the year of the oracle. Oracles are real-time reliable data feeds which, by interacting with smart


CFTC’s LabCFTC Releases Primer on Smart Contracts
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2018

On November 27, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s LabCFTC released “A CFTC Primer on Smart Contracts” to provide information on a variety of


LabCFTC Releases Primer on Smart Contracts
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • November 29 2018

LabCFTC, the FinTech engagement arm of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), this week released a primer on smart contracts that provides


The contractual future: smart legal contracts
  • Baddauy Advogados
  • Global
  • November 27 2018

Companies that are looking for a leading position in the market, reduction of transaction costs and more security in the execution of contracts


Smart Contract Developers - Beware and Lawyer Up!
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2018

Smart contracts, also referred to as chaincode in the Hyperledger world, are one of the most powerful aspects of blockchain and Distributed Ledger


Digital Age Contracting and the dawn of new legal order
  • GTG Advocates
  • Malta
  • November 23 2018

Humans and societies always find ways to lower uncertainty, to innovate and to evolve. This is a continuous journey. Law is a natural outcome of


The SEC reiterates its position on the issuance, trading and investment in digital assets
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA
  • November 23 2018

On November 16, 2018, the SEC instituted separate proceedings against CarrierEQ, Inc. (dba “AirFox”) and Paragon Coin Inc. (“Paragon”, and together


Decentralised exchanges feel the heat
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA
  • November 21 2018

Combine a smart contract with a website interface and you can easily create a decentralised exchange for trading digital tokens or other virtual


Technology Meets Dispute Resolution on the Belt and Road
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Global
  • November 19 2018

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is changing the way business is done and will impact dispute resolution. This article addresses the plan to use


EtherDelta Founder’s Settlement with the SEC Has Grim Implications for Smart Contract Developers
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2018

The SEC recently brought its first enforcement action against the creator of a “decentralized” digital token trading platform for operating as an