Mondaq Europe: Technology
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 1, 2018, the European Commission announced the launch of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum. The Commission intends the new Forum to build on existing initiatives ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
As companies gear up to get GDPR ready, many of those doing business in the EU also face another wave of conditions around cyber security.
GVZH Advocates
On the 1st of February 2018 the European Commission launched the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum with the aim of focusing on fundamental developments relating to blockchain technology, ...
The Sovereign Group
In recent months it seems everyone's talking about the growing impact of ‘blockchain' and the price of one of the crypto-currencies it underwrites – bitcoin. If you are confused by the technology...
KPMG Luxembourg
RPA, chatbots, machine learning… whispers about these technologies are getting louder and louder.
Mamo TCV Advocates
The Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation has issued a public consultation document on the establishment of an Authority to be known as the Malta Digital Innovation Authority ...
Finance Malta
Many people have asked me about what I think about the whole cryptocurrency world and whether I think they should invest into such virtual currencies.
Mamo TCV Advocates
Cryptocurrencies (also referred to as virtual currencies) are a form of digital currency which utilise encryption techniques for security.
Mamo TCV Advocates
Blockchain can be described as a digital database or ledger which is shared between a network of computers. The premise of blockchain, as well as its distinctive feature, is that it works on distributed trustless consensus.
Finance Malta
Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri launched, an initiative by international data driven creative agency ANCHOVY.
Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii
Most of these aspects can be covered from a technical perspective.
Maravela Asociatii
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to technology laws and regulations that may occur in the Romania.
Withers LLP
A friend's 16 year old son and his schoolmates are using pocket money to buy Bitcoin mining hardware.
In this first blog of a series on Blockchain Technology we will look at Initial Token Offerings. Increasingly start-up companies are using initial token offerings (ITO, also called initial coin offerings or ICO) ...
Blockchain technology has become a reality as part of the digitalisation of the economy.
Alongside advisory and implementation services, Deloitte also offers advanced Managed Security Services provided 24/7 via a mature global network of Cyber Intelligence Centers.
Taylor Vinters
Despite recent price corrections (and murmurs of bubbles bursting), the past year's growth in value of the largely unregulated global market in cryptocurrencies continues to dominate headlines.
You may have heard that robots are coming for your job. Rapid advances in robotics, big data and artificial intelligence are beginning to disrupt entire industries, and technology is threatening to replace more than ten million UK workers.
Field Fisher
Based on personal experience, I can tell you that the best way to rile up a privacy/data protection lawyer is to talk about the best ways to use and trade personal data as a commodity.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Virtual currencies can serve the world's 'unbanked' as well as minimise fraud and lower the cost of making transactions to companies, a lawyer who specialises in financial services and technology law has said.
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Prager Dreifuss
Be it in the Zug "Crypto Valley" or elsewhere, various large-scale Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs have recently been conducted in or from Switzerland. ICOs are a new instrument of raising capital...
This analysis would subsequently inform what the appropriate treatment of the token should be from a legal, regulatory, accounting and tax perspective.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The FCA's new webpage contains its ideas for a global sandbox [14.02.02]. Its current sandbox only allows firms to test their ideas in the UK.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The policy forms part of a formal risk management and governance framework for algorithmic trading, published by the PRA for consultation.
5th Money Laundering Directive – The European Union's regulatory gaze begins to shift towards crypto-currency exchanges and custodian wallet providers
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC and the UK Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") signed an agreement to facilitate collaboration, share information and support each other's FinTech initiatives.
Mamo TCV Advocates
The Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation has issued a public consultation document on the establishment of an Authority to be known as the Malta Digital Innovation Authority ...
Wright Hassall LLP
How many times have we heard that digitalisation will transform our lives, only to find that the promise of digital nirvana has feet of clay?
Pinsent Masons LLP
The European Commission is set to step back from introducing a raft of new laws to account for changes in the financial technology (fintech) market, according to a leaked document.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The FCA has published a consultation paper (CP18/4) on the European Money Market Funds (MMF) Regulation [24.01.2018] which came into force on 21 July 2017 and takes effect on 21 July 2018.
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