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Tag: Blockchain

Hidden Champions

Hidden champions in the modern world

Hidden champions are relatively small (often S&MEs), but worldwide successful market-leading companies, which are not widely known to the public. Their prosperity is explained by niche and often technological orientation, innovative culture, customer-centered philosophy, commitment to excellence in their area of operations. In addition, the know-how and expertise of such companies are implicit. This provides for their unique nature of success and, respectively, name.

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Ivo Grlica on crypto-trading in the future

Ivo Grlica, our LSBC advisor and Blockchain/Cryptocurrency specialist, has posted an interesting article on Medium.com regarding crypto-trading and the government’s ability to tax crypto-trading on the basis of taxable income.

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Infrachain

Infrachain is non profit organisation created by the emerging blockchain-related industry and supported by the Luxembourg government.
Infrachain closes the gap between the maturing blockchain technologies and the regulatory and legal requirements.

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Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Slovenia

It is one of the first major conferences in the Balkans dedicated to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology and a part of series which take place in 11 countries.

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Ivo Grlica: Is ICO taxable?

Is an ICO a taxable event for the EU VAT purposes?

Author: Ivo Grlica
CryptoLawyer, #Blockchain and #Cryptocurrencies specialist
Nov 9

Ivo Grlica: Smart Contracts #1

How to make smart contracts actually useful?
Or why smart contracts also require smart law

Author: Ivo Grlica
CryptoLawyer, #Blockchain and #Cryptocurrencies specialist
Oct 3

Arizona Gives Legal Status to Blockchain Based Smart Contracts

Ethereum’s technology has just been given the seal of approval by the State of Arizona which passed a bill giving legal status to smart contracts and blockchain based signatures, considering them as any ordinary contract or signature.

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ENISA report on blockchain technology and security

Blockchain is a distributed ledger which maintains all transactions and assets and is updated by a number of counterparties. Financial institutions are investing in the technology – in what is hoped – to automate processes and remove “human” errors. This may help towards lowering transactional and operational costs by releasing the finance sector from its legacy systems.

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Bitstamp is attracting new investors!

Bitstamp, one of the companies present at our Business Breakfast in Luxembourg (25th October) is attracting new investors!

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Xavier Bettel announces the launch of Infrachain

Prime Minister of Luxembourg and Minister for Culture, Media and Communications, Xavier Bettel made a special announcement on November 23rd: the launch of the Infrachain initiative. The Digital Lëtzebuerg team and the project lead have signed a memorandum of understanding between 5 public and private partners to begin work immediately on a national blockchain infrastructure project.

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