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Article: Blockchain In Civil Litigation

Interesting piece in Canada’s, Lawyer Daily ( Paywall Access ) that investigates wider uses for blockchain in law with an emphasis on civil litigation.

 

Here’s the introduction to the piece

A look into the future of blockchain litigation

Friday, November 24, 2017

Author: Carolyn Gruske

Blockchain litigation is going to go on the upswing.

That’s the prediction of Usman Sheikh, a Toronto-based partner and the national head of the blockchain and smart contract group and the national litigation lead of securities, compliance and investigations at Gowling WLG.

Sheikh was one of the speakers at Osgoode Hall’s recent Blockchain, Smart Contracts and the Law professional development seminar.

After reviewing some of the more famous cases of bitcoin and blockchain prosecution, starting with the Silk Road trilogy (cases related to the sale of…

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