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Tag: Blockchain

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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Launch of Fundchain, Blockchain Research Initiative for the Fund Industry

Scorechain, the Luxembourg-based company has announced Today the constitution of an innovative group of 10 key players of the Luxembourg fund industry to explore Blockchain technology’s impact on the asset management industry. Ten founding members representing major financial institutions including BIL, BNP Paribas, CACEIS, European Fund Administration, HSBC, ING Luxembourg, Pictet, RBC Investor & Treasury Services, Société Générale Bank & Trust, and Professional Services firm PwC Luxembourg have joined forces with Scorechain.

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