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Op Ed: How Tokenization Is Putting Real-World Assets on Blockchains
  Tokenization is the process of converting rights to an asset into a digital token on a blockchain. There is great interest by financial [...]
To Apply for Alaska Bitcoin Licence, Fork Over Your Fingerprints
  Cryptocurrencies are in a gray zone when it comes to legislation in many parts of the world. In the United States, the situation can vary from state [...]
How to Explore Blockchain
  Arno Laeven is a strategy and innovation consultant at Laeven Consult, and the former blockchain lead for global healthcare giant Philips. In this [...]
Fork Fallout? A Bitcoin Split Could Become a Legal Mess
  Should the bitcoin network suddenly split into rival networks, those negatively impacted in a shake-up may be unable to turn to courts for recourse. [...]
Bats Exchange is Fighting the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Rejection
  Bats BZX Exchange has filed a petition to review a decision by the SEC to reject a bitcoin investment vehicle proposed by investors Cameron and [...]
Bitcoin is “Virtual Immovable Property”: China Civil Law Drafter
  A drafter of China’s General Provisions of Civil Law has likened Bitcoin to websites, calling both “virtual property.” According to Chinese [...]
How the ‘Dole Stock Crisis’ is Reigniting the Push for Blockchain
  Earlier this year, a rare window opened into the way the stock market currently operates when a class action lawsuit revealed that there were [...]
California Lawmakers Consider Barring Bitcoin from Charity Raffles
  A lawmaker in California has proposed prohibiting the use of bitcoin and other digital currencies in charitable raffles held by both private and [...]
Why Blockchain Firms Shouldn’t Ignore New EU Cybersecurity Laws
  Jacek Czarnecki is an attorney at Warsaw-based law firm Wardynski & Partners, where he specializes in areas including FinTech, digital [...]
How Japan’s New Regulations Affect Bitcoin Exchanges
  Japan has recently overtaken the US and China as the highest-volume country for bitcoin trading in the world. In April, the first Japanese bill with [...]