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The blockchain boom—breaking down the basics

Published on: 25 February 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The blockchain boom—breaking down the basics
  • What is the background to blockchain technology? When did we first hear about it, and why has it grown to become such a talking point?
  • What are the essentials of blockchain technology and how does it work?
  • Where is this technology already being used and what has its impact been?
  • What are some of the legal challenges relating to blockchain technology, such as privacy, enforcement and regulation?
  • How is it being used in other jurisdictions?
  • What do you predict the future place of blockchain in the UK will be?

Article summary

Banking & Finance analysis: As part of a series exploring the ‘blockchain boom’, Rosie Burbidge, partner at gunnercooke LLP, provides an overview of blockchain technology, which lays out its application and importance in the UK in the present and future. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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