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Latest Research Activities

The Internet of Value: Blockchain and Financial Services Regulation

I attended this one day summit on the 20th of September, 2016 at Skinners Hall, London, exploring the business and use cases of blockchain and distributed ledger technology as an expert delegate. Highlights included the keynote presentation by Bank to the Future author, Simon Dixon; the start-up showcase featuring Agriledger, Blockex, Tallysticks and Jita; and the roundtable breakout session on the legal and regulatory landscape.

Thu 22 Sep 2016, 16:36

Critical Legal Conference Kent

On the 1st of September 2016 I presented a paper in the Blockchain Law Stream on the regulation of cryptocurrencies. My paper framed cryptocurrencies as the first business case for blockchain technology and discussed the legal challenges in this area. Highlights included Jannice Kall's jurisprudential interpreation of Organic Digital Things and Claire Summer's exploration of the blockchain and contract law.

Fri 05 Aug 2016, 17:22

BILETA 2016, University of Hertfordshire

On the 12th of April 2016, I Presented on the Regulation of Cryptocurrencies at the British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association annual conference.


Wed 13 Apr 2016, 14:03

SLSA Conference, Lancaster

On the 8th of April, 2016 I presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference on The Regualtion of Cryptocurrencies in the "Banking Finance and the Business of Organised Financial Crime" stream.


Wed 13 Apr 2016, 13:54

Controlling Cryptocurrencies Conference

On June 12 2015, the University of Birmingham hosted an international conference, entitled “Controlling Crypto-currencies”. The purpose of the conference is to bring together practitioners, stakeholders, financial regulators, and academics to discuss the most important issues raised by crypto-currencies, with a view to creating a solid research platform to inform emerging regulatory and private law frameworks. Topics will include: jurisdiction, asset-seizure, money-laundering, computer security, private law control and economic stability.

Wed 13 Jan 2016, 11:35

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