Breathing life into digital assets

In this document we explore the concept of an Electronic Realtime Agreement (ERA) (aka smart contract) and its various uses within a legal context. The use of ERA rather than smart contract is primarily...

Commonwealth – Briefing Note

Definitions First I would like to address definitions. What I am talking today about is digital currency, to be more precise: decentralised digital currency. It is digital currency because it exists only within that format,...

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African Banker Magazine Interviews Diacle

African Banker Magazine Interviews Diacle Source: DIACLE

Bitcoin is the first digital commodity per se. Nothing compares.

I genuinely believe that the biggest value of bitcoin is that it is a commodity with intrinsic value that is electronically transferrable. It takes all the benefits of gold, silver other precious metals in...

Legal anatomy of a DAO

None of the below should be construed as legal advice as this a highly risky untried area of law. In the below we are just giving examples regarding UK law as illustrations; there are...

Isle of Man – Licensing Update

The Isle of Man is due to go live with its Designated Business Licensing for digital currency business by the end of October 2015 (originally it was due to be launched by September but...

From bankcards, digital cash to totalitarian digital currency? Alternative perspective on bankcard fraud

A bankcard is a payment instrument, you use it to exercise your purchasing power. But is a card the best instrument to use in a world of online fraud, hacking, malware and the rest....

Digital tokens – a regulatory perspective

Terminology Loosely we are using the word ‘tokens’ to provide a neutral definition for this technology. The key distinction from a regulatory point of view is whether the token is a digital currency which will...

KYC is not a hinderance – it protects your VC business

KYC is not a hinderance – it protects your VC business Source: DIACLE