Blockchain & Smart Contracts

In July 2020, the Luxembourg government submitted draft law 7637 to amend the law of 6 April 2013 on dematerialized securities (Dematerialized Securities Law) and the law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector (Financial Sector Law).

The draft law follows recognition of the use of distributed ledger technologies
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by Victoria Lee, Mark Lehberg, Vinny Sanchez and James Vickery

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is the latest in a series of viral outbreaks that researchers predict will only increase in the years ahead.

Each outbreak presents different challenges to the performance of existing contractual relationships, and the latest
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The mention of a blockchain‑based approach, to many, invites notions of industry technology hype – an effort to be seen as innovative even visionary. The true question, however, relates to substance, i.e. is this real progress or another fad or phase? Proof-of-concept (PoC) has finally arrived for several blockchain initiatives,
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The addition of security tokens to the financial instrument toolbox is helping new, dynamic and lean financial services businesses to emerge and flourish. Blockchain-based technologies help these new entities grow rapidly, offering innovative business initiatives with minimal resources. Many of the required systems and support processes including software, security, operational
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Part 1 – Blockchain-based smart contracts and transactions automation

The traditional real estate industry is being reshaped by the emergence of blockchain technologies, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things. These technologies help real estate “incumbents” execute transactions more efficiently and consistently. But this is only a small part of
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The growth of usage of blockchain based smart contracts in Italy might be boosted by a new law which deemed them equal to written documents in some cases.

What are smart contracts?

According to Investopedia, smart contracts are

Smart contracts are self-executing contracts with the terms of the
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