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HMRC finally published its policy paper on the taxation of cryptoasset exchange tokens for companies and other businesses on 1 November 2019.
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been around for many years but have recently gained huge traction, taking a variety of different forms such as digital kittens (CryptoKitties), sports highlights (NBA Top Shot), music ...
The Bank for International Settlements publishes its Quarterly Review and calls for greater regulatory supervision of blockchain-based decentralised finance
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 2/5 - Security Token: By issuing security tokens the issuer promises some sort of return. Token can qualify as securities according to the German Security Trading Act (WpHG) and German Security Prospectus Act ...
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.
The past few years have seen major disruption, challenges and streamlining of the financial and tech worlds. The Covid-19 pandemic (the “Pandemic”) has no doubt accelerated global digital transformation and the need for ...
Blockchain is perhaps best known as the technology on which Bitcoin and other digital cryptocurrencies are built. Adoption of blockchain technology – especially in the financial services sector – has been rapid but in ...
As we approach the start of a new year we have asked our legal experts supporting technology & communications clients from around the world to identify some of the challenges and opportunities the sector is likely to ...