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On 15 September 2022 the long-awaited transition to a 'proof-of-stake' consensus mechanism on Ethereum—referred to as 'The Merge'—finally...
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In the introduction to its recent consultation on Digital Assets, the Law Commission states that it is proposing few changes to the law,...
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On Monday 8 August the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned virtual currency mixer Tornado...
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Until not so long ago, lawyers like me would have to trawl the internet for a whispered mention of crypto from a regulator, and it took...
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Last week the PRA published a letter directed to the CEOs of banks and PRA-designated investment firms regarding their exposures to...
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In a new report published last week, the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) of the Bank of England began formalising its position on the...
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The FCA has published a consultation paper setting out its approach to strengthening its financial promotion rules for high risk...
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What feels several lifetimes ago in the world of crypto, in July 2020, HM Treasury published a consultation on bringing cryptoassets into...
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Last week, the UK Law Commission (the "Commission") published its much anticipated advice to the Government on the application of the...
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Yesterday John Glen, the economic secretary to the Treasury, made a statement on the progress made regarding the development of a UK...
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The Legal 500 Blockchain UK chapter for 2021—contributed by Slaughter and May—has been published. For the first time, this year's chapter...
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Do cryptoassets pose a risk to the stability of the UK's financial system? In a speech published on 13 October, Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy...
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Recent months have seen an explosion in the popularity (and value) of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).  An NFT is a unique (non-fungible)...
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Are they the next big thing or is it all hype? Will they revolutionise the art world or destroy it? Whatever your view, non-fungible...
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The last few weeks have seen a number of cryptoasset milestones reach the mainstream press - in that context it is perhaps a tad...
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The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKJT) has publicly consulted on draft new Digital Dispute Resolution Rules that can be incorporated into...