Tag Archives: Blockchain

Event: Blockchain Breakfast Club – 6 November

Please join us for a Blockchain program we are co-hosting on November 6th together with our friends at Yigal Arnon and iCapital. Martin Bartlam, Head of DLA Piper’s International Finance and Projects Group, will be speaking about “Blockchain and ICO trends in the UK market”, and there will be presentations by Adrian Daniels, Partner at Yigal … Continue Reading

Innovation everywhere …

Real estate lawyers face innovation threats from different directions. William A. Rudnick sheds light on threats to the legal industry, and to the real estate industry, click here to read the full article.… Continue Reading

Real Estate Gazette: Seismic Shifts

The latest issue of DLA Piper’s Real Estate Gazette is devoted to the impact of digitalization on the real estate industry and the changes we can expect to see in the future. Blockchain is a concept that crops up in several of the articles. This issue also features an interview between DLA Piper Amsterdam partner … Continue Reading

The rise of tokens: critical considerations for VC firms

Our colleagues Jennifer Kristen Lee, Louis Lehot and Mark Radcliffe share considerations for VC investors using ICOs to finance their portfolio companies with Venture Capital Journal. Among the critical issues discussed are hybrid token offering approval, application of blockchain technology to portfolio companies, terms of the hybrid token offering, the identity of the issuer and tokenomics. … Continue Reading

Cryptocurrency Conference

On 26 April, our colleague Chris Whittaker will be a featured speaker at a Cryptocurrency Conference in Tel Aviv discussing global approaches to the regulation of cryptocurrencies. The conference is bringing together experts, investors, market participants and lawyers from around the globe to consider the impact of global regulatory responses. The conference will highlight particular … Continue Reading

The SEC has the Munchees: Eating away at the “utility token” theory

In this week’s guest blog post, our Seattle-based colleagues, Andrew Ledbetter and  Trent Dykes, discuss takeaways from the SEC’s enforcement order regarding Munchee’s token offering and SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s general public statement on cryptocurrencies and ICOs: For those who previously read our post about the SEC’s report in the DAO, much of this might not be a surprise – although … Continue Reading

Blockchain Regulation: Recent Developments and Prospects for Regulatory Actions

By: Martin Bartlam & Mark Radcliffe Blockchain technology is a nascent technology that is providing evolving applications in finance every day. Several regulators have already signaled their intention to examine the use of blockchain, also referred to as distributed ledger technology (DLT). While potentially attractive to regulators due to increased transaction security and reduced risk of manipulation, this … Continue Reading
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