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Blockchain & The Law Roundup: 6 December 2017

Our midweek update of all the latest in law and blockchain.   Title: Bitfinex Hires Law Firm to Challenge Critics Author: Coindesk Date: 4 December 2017 URL: Extract:  Bitfinex has hired the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson and is threatening legal action against a pseudonymous blogger who it says have made false claims about the … Read more

Blockchain Roundup: 4 October 2017

Only midweek and already a slew of information. Good to see some attempt at ICO regulation and law firms actually advertising the fact they are hiring good cybersecurity lawyers.   Title: The people behind the hype-filled ICO craze are trying to regulate themselves Author: CNBC Date: 4 October 2017 URL: Extract: The digital coin industry is increasingly … Read more

Blockchain & The Law Roundup: 25 September 2017

Here’s all the latest from the world of blockchain and the law. Amongst other things UK firm Clyde & Co is trialling blockchain in its Insurance practice. Also, a new study undertaken by Cambridge  reveals central banks are looking at blockchain and there’s a big summit on in London where firm partners are discussing with … Read more

Blockchain & The Law Roundup: Update 8 September 2017

Blockchain may be more popular than fidget spinners at the moment. Here are a few select things that we think might be of interest.     Title:  Legal Technology and Smart Contracts: Blockchain & Smart Contracts (Part IV) Author: Forbes Date:  6 September 2017 URL: Extract:  Much has been written on blockchain recently, even in legal. We continue … Read more

Blockchain & The Law Weekly Roundup: 25 August 2017

Our weekly roundup of some of the more pertinent blockchain and the law stories & issues. Another busy week on this front and it isn’t going to go quiet anytime soon   Title: Magos develops AI prediction software with neural and blockchain technology Author: Crypton Ninjas Website Date: 25 August 2017 URL: Extract:   Please read … Read more

Blockchain & The Law Weekly Roundup: 11 August 2017

Here are our latest updates from the world(s) of blockchain, law, technology and intellectual property. Audio and image identification is a hot topic at the moment and this is reflected in the employment of blockchain technology being developed to start solving recognition and compensation issues.   Title:  From Bills Of Lading To Blockchain Structures: Part … Read more

Blockchain & The Law Weekly Roundup: 4 August 2017

Title: Press Release – (USA)  Delaware Encourages Blockchain Technology Through Legal and Technological Innovations Author: Pepper Hamilton Law Firm Date: 3 August 2017 On July 21, Delaware governor John C. Carney Jr. signed into law a series of amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) that will allow companies to keep shareholder information … Read more