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  1. Legal news
    08 November 2019
    UK tax treatment of cryptoassets for companies finally confirmed
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/uk-tax-treatment-of-cryptoassets-for-companies-finally-confirmed

    HMRC finally published its policy paper on the taxation of cryptoasset exchange tokens for companies and other businesses on 1 November 2019.

  2. Legal news
    29 May 2019
    ICO: Legal Classification of Tokens: part 3 - Currency Token
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/ico-legal-classification-of-tokens-3

    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

  3. Legal news
    28 May 2019
    ICO: Legal Classification of Tokens: part 2 - security token
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/ico-legal-classification-of-tokens-2

    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 ...

  4. Legal news
    05 June 2019
    ICO: Legal Classification of Tokens: Part 5 - Hybrid Forms
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/ico-legal-classification-of-tokens-part-5

    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.

  5. Legal news
    14 January 2022
    DeFi and decentralisation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2022/uk/defi-and-decentralisation

    The Bank for International Settlements publishes its Quarterly Review and calls for greater regulatory supervision of blockchain-based decentralised finance

  6. Legal news
    19 January 2022
    Regulate, Innovate, Collaborate: FinTech Trends for 2022
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2022/uk/regulate-innovate-collaborate-fintech-trends-for-2022

    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 ...

  7. Legal news
    27 January 2022
    Draft rules published to bring cryptoassets within the UK financial promotions regime
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2022/uk/draft-rules-published-to-bring-cryptoassets-within-the-uk-financial-promotions-regime

    On 18 January 2022, HM Treasury published its response to its consultation on bringing cryptoassets in scope of the UK financial promotions regime, having initially consulted on these changes in 2020 (the Consultation ...

  8. Legal news
    24 February 2020
    Blockchain in the Life Sciences & Healthcare Sectors
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/blockchain-in-the-life-sciences-and-healthcare-sectors

    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 ...

  9. Legal news
    20 December 2018
    Technology & Communications: Challenges, Opportunities and Predictions for 2019
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/technology-and-communications-challenges-opportunities-and-predictions-for-2019

    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 ...