Mondaq Europe: Technology
Shanda Consult Ltd
Cyprus is rapidly developing as a centre for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Research and Development (R&D)
By now we are all familiar with the aptly-named WannaCry computer virus and the extensive chaos it has brought.
Initial token offerings (ITOs), also called initial coin offerings (ICOs), token launches or token generation events, are one of the latest trends in financial services.
Digitalisation, mobile, automation, robotics, distributed ledgers, big data, analytics, API, UX; the list could (and will) keep growing.
Arthur Cox
Since the inception of bitcoin in January 2009, it has appreciated exponentially in value. In 2009, it would have cost €24 for 5,000 bitcoins. At the time of writing, those same 5,000 bitcoin...
Bedell Cristin
Blockchains are commonly perceived to be complex and difcult to understand. While the technology involves a blend of several elements of computer science, the concept behind it is fairly simple.
Baker & Partners
To protect against fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing, the finance industry obtain key customer details known as Customer Due Diligence (CDD) before engaging in business.
Wardynski & Partners
During the past year Bitcoin doubled its value. Those who acquired this currency at a lower rate can now reap great profits. The ability to tax income on this basis has long been subject to doubt.
Wardynski & Partners
The main objective of the planned regulation is to enable the efficient location of assets which could be associated with a crime, or be subject to judicial or administrative enforcement.
Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland
This technology can be used first and foremost for recording any types of transactions between users.
Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland
Digital currency has been arousing a lot of interest for some time.
Maravela Asociatii
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to technology laws and regulations that may occur in the Romania.
Bar & Karrer
On July 5 2017, the Swiss Federal Council (Bundesrat) amended the Swiss Federal Banking Ordinance to ease the Swiss regulatory framework for providers of innovative financial technologies (fintech).
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to technology laws and regulations that may occur in Turkey.
Gowling WLG
On 8 August 2017, the Department for Digital, Cultural, Media & Sport issued a public consultation on its plans to implement the Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS) Directive...
Cybersecurity is rising up the priority scale in today's technology-driven world. Demonstrate that your networks are robust and you will build your customers' trust.
Travers Smith LLP
Commercial, IP and Technology Partner, Ben Chivers recently hosted a talk on technology in the modern age, where David Rowan, former editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine UK, ...
Pryor Cashman LLP
On September 12, 2017, the FCA, the financial regulatory body of the United Kingdom, joined an expanding line of international regulatory authorities that have recently issued statements...
McDermott Will & Emery
On 6 August 2017, the UK government released ‘The Key Principles of Vehicle Cyber Security for Connected and Automated Vehicles', guidance aimed at ensuring minimum cybersecurity protections for consumers ...
Haseltine Lake LLP
Most people are aware of the extent to which technology has become a key part of day to day life; you are probably carrying more computing power in your pocket right now than NASA...
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Withers LLP
Interest in cryptocurrencies has grown significantly since the inception of bitcoin in 2009. Cryptocurrencies are widely regarded as the next evolution in financial services technology.
Clyde & Co
Blockchain is a public distribution database, or digital ledger.
Gowling WLG
Recent news surrounding potential flaws in the cyber security of the infrastructure of some onshore wind farms has highlighted the need for a robust and comprehensive approach to this area within the UK renewables sector generally, ...
Pinsent Masons LLP
Banks should not be required to notify regulators before they engage in material cloud outsourcing arrangements, international law firm Pinsent Masons has said.
Kemp IT Law
Writing in the Economist newspaper on 8 October 2016, US President Barack Obama called out artificial intelligence (AI) as one of several areas where ‘in recent years we have seen incredible technological advances'.
K&L Gates
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a report on 2 August entitled "'New Technologies and Anti-Money Laundering Compliance".
Pinsent Masons LLP
Clearing houses in the UK will be subject to new formal cybersecurity incident reporting duties under changes likely to be implemented by 9 May next year.
Kemp IT Law
You can see what's on the minds of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) from the way they're evolving their customer agreements.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Six new banks have joined a UBS-led group developing a "utility settlement coin" (USC) for financial trading, the Financial Times has reported
Pinsent Masons LLP
Businesses seeking to offer and sell digital assets to investors as a means of raising capital face tighter regulation in light of recent announcements made by regulators based around the world.
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