The importance of blockchain and cryptocurrencies is continually evolving.
Written by well-known experts in cyber law, the new 2nd edition of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges includes:
- New chapters on remedy and tracing, and money laundering and professional duties (including Ransomware) - Expansion of the cryptocurrency chapter
in addition to coverage of:
- 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
Case studies, flowcharts and handy checklists are also included for ease of use.
Read an extract of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges
Table of Contents
1 Introduction 2 What are blockchain and cryptocurrency? - 2A Cryptocurrency - 2B Remedy and Tracing - 2C Money laundering and professional duties (inc. Ransomware) 3 Regulatory and legal challenges 4 Global regulation: UK and EU member states 5 Global regulation: North America 6 Global regulation: the rest of the world 7 Initial coin offerings 8 The Internet of Things 9 Right to be forgotten and right to erasure 10 Natural resources 11 Decentralised autonomous organisations: regulation and liability