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International law firm Bird & Bird today launches a report, "Blockchains uncut: risks, rewards and regulations" which explores the potential application of blockchain technologies and highlights where new regulation may ...
ICOs (Initial Coin Offering), often referred to as ITS (Initial Token Sale) or TGE (Token Generation Event), are a current hot topic for debate. The product issued in an ICO is a blockchain-based coin or token ...
The Dutch legislator published a draft legislative proposal implementing the AMLD5 into Dutch law for consultation on 11 December 2018. Market parties can submit their views until 15 January 2019.
International law firm Bird & Bird has acted for EY on the establishment of a joint venture with Guardtime, one of the world's leading blockchain solutions companies, which has the potential to transform the $30 billion ...
HMRC finally published its policy paper on the taxation of cryptoasset exchange tokens for companies and other businesses on 1 November 2019.
Depending on the rights a Token conveys, it can be a Security Token, a Currency Token, a Utility Token or take a hybrid form. Legal literature and regulatory practice can at times diverge.
Part 3/5 - Currency Token: Currency Token, also called cryptocurrency, are the origin of token. The most well-known example for a coin is Bitcoin. Other examples of Currency Token are Ethereum (or Ether) and Ripple
Part 5/5 – Hybrid Forms: A token may have features of security token, currency token and/or utility token. These hybrid forms require a case by case assessment of applicable regulation.
Part 1/5: The Issuance of coins and tokens are an innovative way to raise capital and fund projects using distributed ledger technology. This first part introduces the technology, its structure and basic legal ...