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Clifford Chance – BUSTING BITCOIN’S ANONYMITY – THE IMPLICATIONS FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

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Power Law Briefing – A deliberate design feature of Bitcoin is that it enables users to buy or sell anything without revealing their identity. Yet, paradoxically, all Bitcoin transactions are stored publicly and permanently on blockchain. Now, as seen in recent cases, enterprising US prosecutors and private plaintiffs’ lawyers are using software called blockchain explorer …

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Data Privacy Experts & Legal Firms Collaborate to Produce Guide to Compatibility of Blockchain with GDPR

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Slaugher & May – A team of our data privacy experts have collaborated with leading Wall Street firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore to produce a highly topical guide to the compatibility of blockchain solutions with the GDPR. The report was commissioned by the Center for Global Enterprise, a research institution devoted to the study of the …

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What IS Blockchain? And How Is It Used?

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Jones Day – Do you have questions about blockchain technology? Watch “What is Blockchain and How is it Used?,” the first in a series of 12 short Jones Day Presents: Blockchain videos. In this program, Jones Day partner Mark Rasmussen explains blockchain technology and its potential applications in several industry sectors. Watch other videos in our Jones Day Presents: Blockchain series.

How Distributed Ledger Technology Might Influence eDiscovery

Epiq –  Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger technology (“DLT”) that can occur on both public and private networks. Blockchain is revolutionary technology because it can securely and permanently record transactions without the presence of a centralized authority such as a bank or government. While this technology is complex and can be confusing, a …

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How the Global Legal Framework Is Shaping Up For Blockchain

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White & Case –  Virtual currency and blockchain (VC&B) technology are becoming an important component of the global financial system. Although VC&B were founded on a non-governmental philosophy, the technology is steadily gaining legitimacy. Global interest in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) may have reached a fever pitch last year, but 2017 was also memorable for …

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