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A webinar update on the latest legal and regulatory changes in crypto

In this webinar, recorded live in May 2020, we discuss the latest legal and regulatory changes in the space, including the Law Tech Delivery Panel’s Legal Statement on Crypto Assets and Smart Contracts, and Crypto Currency manipulation. As well as …

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Crypto assets & smart contracts: a legal & regulatory update

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Court confirms status of cryptoassets as ‘property’

The claim followed an instance of blackmail using malware by the first defendant (persons unknown) against the claimant (a Canadian insurance company). The first defendant demanded a ransom of Bitcoin and the Applicant (the Claimant’s UK insurance provider) paid the …

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How are your cryptoassets taxed?

Cryptocurrency has been firmly brought under Benjamin Franklin’s two certainties of life as HMRC published a revised guidance on cryptoassets on 20 December 2019. It came in the form of two documents ‘Cryptoassets: tax for individuals’; and ‘Cryptoassets: tax for …

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Cryptocurrencies enlisted in the sanctions war

The use of sanctions against Russia and Iran is not a new development in the fight to curb their respective rogue geopolitical initiatives, but sanction use has certainly been on the increase in the past two years. In response, those …

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