On 9th January 2019 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published their guidance on "Initial Coin Offerings" and "Crypto-Assets".
There is huge potential for DLT to cut costs and improve the effectiveness of KYC and AML compliance regulations for insurers.
ISOLAS' DLT Team, headed by Joey Garcia, one of only 12 global blockchain legal experts recognised by the leading legal directory Chambers & Partners, has recently contributed to a number of high profile ...
Following the proliferation of initial coin offerings (ICOs) last year, in which funds raised through the sale of digital tokens surpassed venture capital funding, we have seen different approaches ...
In recent months a number of organisations have issued notices and guidance to the potential participants of ICOs, explaining the inherent risks which these activities present.
For those who do not wish to invest directly in cryptocurrencies or initial coin/token offerings, a plethora of funds are becoming available to enable you to invest in a range of these assets. These funds provide a convenient way to invest, help spread risk and, possibly, tap into the skill set of advisors who may have a higher level of knowledge.
Hassans, the leading law firm in Gibraltar, has spoken out in support of the jurisdiction’s attractiveness as an alternative ILS jurisdiction in Europe following the Gibraltar Government announcement in March that Gibraltar has set its sights on the Insurance Linked Securities market
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silver, wheat for wheat, barley for barley, dates for dates,
and salt for salt - like for like, equal for equal, and
hand-to-hand; if the commodities differ, then you may sell as
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