The Distributed Liability of Distributed Ledgers: Legal Risks of Blockchain

Dirk Zetzsche, Ross Buckley and Doug Arner explain in this paper how legal risk will remain when data is distributed, despite the purported attractiveness of distributed ledger systems, such as Blockchain, to transcend law and regulation. They urge regulators to focus on these legal consequences.
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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

August Visit to Solomon Islands: Financial Inclusion and Consumer Protection

In August, the UNSW Digital Financial Services Diagnostic Team (UNSW DFS Diagnostic Team) visited Honiara for the second time this year on a project designed to assist in closing this "gap" in the provision of financial services, and increase financial inclusion.
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Monday, September 19, 2016

Resolution Powers Over E-Money Providers

What happens if a telecommunication e-money provider experiences financial distress and an authority does not have resolution powers over that provider thereby creating the potential for system-wide disruptions and potentially systemic instability?
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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Global Development of Financial Regulatory Sandbox

Dr Cheng-Yun Tsang presented on "Global Development of Financial Regulatory Sandbox" at a semianr on "FinTech Innovation Experiment and Sandbox" co-hosted by FinTech Research Center of National Chengchi Univeristy and Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance on March 1, 2017.
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Thursday, March 2, 2017