February 06, 2019

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    Lex Mundi has published a new 10 article series of whitepapers on blockchain technology – Lex Mundi Blockchain Whitepaper Series.

    Developed by thought leaders from Lex Mundi member firms across the United States, the Lex Mundi Blockchain Whitepaper Series is designed to provide in-house counsel and key stakeholders with a high-level introduction to the practical application of blockchain technology in specific practice areas and industries.

    These complimentary whitepapers help in-house counsel understand the basic building blocks underlying the emerging technology, to what extent blockchain can be applied to their particular business and what legal challenges present themselves in each of their scenarios.
    Drawing from the expertise of Lex Mundi member firms, the 10 in-depth article series addresses blockchain topics spanning practice areas and industries:

    • Accepting Payment in Bitcoin: Considerations for Merchants
    • Bitcoin, ICOs and the IRS — U.S. Tax Issues
    • Blockchain and Insurance
    • Blockchain and Real Property Recording
    • Blockchain and Data Privacy
    • Estate Planning for Cryptocurrency Doesn’t Need to be Cryptic
    • Financial Institutions and the Drive to Leverage Cryptocurrency
    • Minimizing Litigation Risk for Crypto and Blockchain Companies
    • Unleashing the U.S. Life Sciences Industry with Blockchain Technology
    • Supply Chain DLT and Token Legal Considerations

    These whitepapers can be accessed free of charge on the Lex Mundi website by clicking here. A complete suite of Lex Mundi Blockchain Resources can also be accessed free of charge on the Lex Mundi website by clicking here.


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