As investment floods into the Metaverse – a collection of immersive, integrated, virtual worlds where users can live, work and play – our panel of experts explored the practical applications of the Metaverse and the legal issues that will arise as it grows.
With questions of data security, privacy, IP, antitrust, diversity and ethics already emerging as key issues for the future of the Metaverse, we analysed whether real-world problems will take on new dimensions in the virtual realm. As a growing number of established companies and institutions set up shop in the Metaverse, we considered the implications of the new economic models emerging there, where wealth can be created, traded and enhanced using technologies adapted to its virtual environment, from cryptocurrencies to NFTs.
Perspective Series – Spring 2022 overview
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