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Blockchain and cryptocurrency, international legal and regulatory challenges, Dean Armstrong, Dan Hyde and Sam Thomas

Summary
"The importance of blockchain and cryptocurrencies continually evolving. The first book on this increasingly important topic, it is a pioneering and seminal read which aims to identify regulatory gaps and establish the first applicable legal framework. Written by well-known experts in cyber law, this reference work covers: · Blockchain - IP/ownership/legal consequences of use/areas of regulation · Crypto Assets - Security of wallets/IP/Data Sovereignty · The internet of things - Current regulation/ability of smart cities based on IOT to comply with pending legislation/regulation · The impact of GDPR/DPB · How Blockchain will impact on ownership of raw materials, eg energy, power and water and the legal implications · Comparative international compliance regimes/cross border jurisdiction issues · International cyber enforcement and certification · Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs) - Regulation and liability Coverage of the FCA/Bank of England/UK Treasury discussion paper for cryptocurrencies is also included and the impact these guidelines will have on possible future regulations. Case studies, flowcharts and handy checklists are also included for ease of use. Essential reading for commercial practitioners, IT and IP practicioners, financial regulatory practitioners, corporate/white collar crime practitioners, property practitioners, in-house counsel, practitioners in private practice, particularly those who advise entrepreneurs, and corporate and individual investors."--Bloomsbury Publishing
Table Of Contents
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 2 WHAT ARE BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCY? -- CHAPTER 3 REGULATORY AND LEGAL CHALLENGES -- CHAPTER 4 GLOBAL REGULATION: UK AND EU MEMBER STATES -- CHAPTER 5 GLOBAL REGULATION: NORTH AMERICA -- CHAPTER 6 GLOBAL REGULATION: THE REST OF THE WORLD -- CHAPTER 7 INITIAL COIN OFFERINGS -- CHAPTER 8 THE INTERNET OF THINGS -- CHAPTER 9 RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN AND RIGHT TO ERASURE -- CHAPTER 10 NATURAL RESOURCES -- CHAPTER 11 DECENTRALISED AUTONOMOUS ORGANISATIONS: REGULATION AND LIABILITY -- Appendix 1 General Data Protection Regulation -- Appendix 2 Cryptoassets Taskforce: final report (October 2018) -- Appendix 3 Cryptocurrencies and blockchain - Legal context and implications for financial crime, money laundering and tax evasion (European Parliament, July 2018)
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
First edition.
Note
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Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 359 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781526508409

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