Formula 1’s largest ticket operator, Platinum Group, made a ground-breaking move in the auto-racing industry by introducing NFT ticketing for their upcoming events, starting with the Monaco Grand Prix earlier this summer. This movement follows in the recent footsteps of other industries and companies by exploring opportunities in the digitalContinue Reading Formula 1’s NFTs: A new era in ticketing and digital technology
The technology sector faces a critical moment as economic signs continue to point to a possible downturn. Yet, despite this, our latest Technology Index findings show the industry has managed to remain optimistic thanks to forecasts of increased revenue and ESG opportunities.
As a firm, we launched this unique report…Continue Reading Tech Index 2022: Pathways to Growth in a Troubled World
Much anticipated regulatory updates on virtual assets (“VAs”) and related activities were announced during the Hong Kong FinTech Week. The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (“FSTB”), Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (“HKMA”) debuted wide-ranging policy…Continue Reading Hong Kong provides long-awaited policy and regulatory updates on virtual assets
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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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…
Continue Reading COVID-19 contract issues reach beyond force majeure
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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The blockchain revolution might unveil some legal implications from the usage of a technology that could get out of control.
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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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