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Busting Bitcoin's anonymity - the implications for financial institutions

13 September 2019

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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...

Decrypting crypto-funds: The key questions

2 August 2019

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Many of the world’s largest asset management firms are exploring the potential of crypto-funds, but what are they, what are the risks, how are they regulated, how do you set one up and who has custody of the assets? These were some of the questions discussed...

Facebook's Libra - an exciting but challenging road ahead

27 June 2019

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Facebook has announced that it is to launch Libra, a global digital currency, backed by some of the biggest names in financial services and tech including Visa, Mastercard, Uber and Spotify. The aim is to provide instant international money transfers by blockchain...

Fintech in 2019 – Five trends to watch

31 January 2019

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Technology continues to have an enormous impact on financial services and the pace of change shows no signs of abating. Following the bold predictions we made last year, we highlight the five stand-out trends for fintech in 2019.

FINRA Expands Its Digital Asset Information Sweep

12 July 2018

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The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") last week published a Regulatory Notice (the "Digital Assets Notice" or "RN 18-20") recommending that FINRA member firms provide information about existing and future business...

Blockchain - what it is and why it's important

10 April 2018

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Blockchain is the technology that underpins the digital currency Bitcoin – but it has far wider applications and is being commercialised in a growing number of areas. It has generated much interest in technology circles and beyond, because of the new possibilities...

Smart Contracts - Legal Agreements for the Digital Age

10 April 2018

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Consider a world in which contracts are performed by computers and drafted in computer code by legal software engineers. What kind of efficiencies in terms of speed of execution, legal certainty and transparency could be gained? Conversely, what are the risks of...