Tag results for 'blockchain'
This article provides one of the key case law updates in Hong Kong with respect to cryptocurrency. While the market sentiment is generally optimistic about the judicial recognition of cryptocurrency, the author would like to remind readers to watch out for overhype.
Released on Nov 7, 2023
Insurtech and digitalisation of the insurance sector: the first steps of the Italian regulatory sandbox
In 2021 Italy established its first regulatory sandbox for insurance, financial and banking sector innovations. In March 2022 the first insurance-related project was approved. Given the relevance of this regulatory market development, this article outlines the relevant legal frameworks envisaged for these initiatives and analyses the first approved project, which is a blockchain-based registry for ownership and policies for unregistered velocipedes.
Released on Sep 27, 2022
To date, the central banks of approximately 65 countries are in some stage of initiating or developing a programme of digitising their central bank currencies. This digitisation has the potential to minimise costs in cross-border transactions, increase financial inclusion and improve the efficiency of monetary policy implementation. This article details the programmes among the world’s major economies.
Released on Jul 21, 2021