Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: International Legal and Regulatory Challenges

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Description

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.

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

Product details

Published 08 Sep 2022
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 2nd
Extent 432
ISBN 9781526521675
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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