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GDPR Implications for Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies

On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union entered into force, accompanied by some uncertainties regarding its application.

The year of blockchain: Global legal framework begins to take form

Virtual currency and blockchain (VC&B) technology are becoming an important component of the global financial system.

SEC Chairman: We’re going to be bringing more cases

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has brought several cases against virtual currency issuers and public companies that have touted their involvement with blockchain technology.

Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers Entering Mainstream in 2018

Blockchains and distributed ledger technology (‘DLT’) are becoming increasingly prevalent in industry. A recent Juniper Research survey found that 56% of companies with more than 20,000 employees were either considering deploying, or were in the process of deploying, blockchain solutions.

ICOs – A Dripping Roast for Disputes Lawyers?

In 2017, digital token sales (also known as ICOs or token generating events) eclipsed early stage venture capital funding, at least for technology companies.