Practice

Blockchain and DLT

Blockchain, the software technology that enables the creation and operation of a shared, decentralized database, is changing the way companies, investors, and financial services companies do business.

Representative experience

Advising a client on strategic blockchain, cryptocurrency, and IP matters, including the development of a blockchain solution for tracking IP/Patent assets.

Representation of a blockchain infrastructure client in connection with blockchain, cryptocurrency, and tax advice regarding non-profit initial coin offering.

Representation of CertiK, a verification platform for blockchain ecosystems smart contracts, in connection with its smart contract verification business.

Advising numerous clients in connection with token sales and the regulatory treatment of digital tokens.

Advising a leading retail bank on a payments-focused blockchain project.

Advising a global online payment services provider on the development of new products, business models, and use of digital currencies in the UK and Europe.

Advising R3 CEV in connection with a project deploy smart contract code in connection with high-value financing transactions.

Assisting a bitcoin exchange platform in Germany in respect of authorisation under the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive.

Advising the International Blockchain Real Estate Association on a pilot program using Bitcoin and blockchain for transferring and tracking real property title and other public records.

Advising the corporate venture arm of a leading retail bank on an investment in a blockchain intelligence company.

Announcements

Moscow Office Managing Partner Oxana Balayan moderates the discussion about regulating Russia's digital economy

On 4 April 2019, we hosted a panel discussion "Digitalization! The main events ahead." Our panel was styled after the Vedomosti Legal Forum 2019, which has long established itself as a...

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Hogan Lovells Events

Join us: Women in blockchain event – San Francisco

Our San Francisco office is hosting a "Women in Blockchain" panel on Wednesday, 10 April 2019. Mary Beth Buchanan, general counsel for Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange, will kick off the...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

A look at the impact and insurance regulatory challenges of InsurTech innovations, AI, machine learning, blockchain, and smart contracts

Hogan Lovells counsel Robert Fettman discusses the challenges and opportunities that InsurTech innovations and technologies like blockchain, distributed ledger technology (DLT), and smart...

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Hogan Lovells Engage

Luxembourg's first dip before surfing on the blockchain wave Hogan Lovells Engage

On 14 February 2019, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted the bill amending the law dated 1 August 2001 on the circulation of securities (the Securities Law).

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