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Trust by design: Balancing accessibility and security in blockchain

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Trust by design: Balancing accessibility and security in blockchain

If designed correctly, a blockchain can increase trust in a system, but like any computing system, if it is poorly design it may still be vulnerable to data...

26 October 2017
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KWM submission to the Treasury Review into Open Banking in Australia

KWM's response to the Review into Open Banking in Australia’s Issues Paper under which consumers could request financial institutions to provide or share their data.

22 September 2017
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10 things you need to know about Ethereum

Part of KWM's digital fundamentals series, discover the what, how and why of Ethereum.

07 August 2017
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Technical insight and strategic foresight: CSIRO’s Data61 releases blockchain study.

The CSIRO’s Data61 reports contain scientific research on learnings from blockchain’s use, gives guidance on what blockchain could mean and shows how a future with blockchain might be...

07 June 2017
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Financial institutions – a growing industry with big data obligations to match

The Productivity Commission's final report on Data Availability and Use recommends the introduction of a “Comprehensive Right”, providing a a joint right to view, transfer and correct data.

22 May 2017

Transforming data use and accessibility: Productivity Commission urges Australia to participate in 'global phenomenon'

The proposed reforms are geared to improving transparency and accountability for release of data across different sectors.

08 May 2017
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Crowd-sourced Funding Bill passes Senate

Key features and limitations of the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2016, an important step forward in the development of equity crowd-sourced funding in Australia.

22 March 2017
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Navigating the blockchain path: Australia’s ASIC releases guidance

Australia’s securities and investments regulator, ASIC, has released guidance on the use of distributed ledger technology (including blockchain) in financial services and financial markets.

20 March 2017
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Putting Australia on the blockchain map - Standards Australia releases Roadmap for Blockchain Standards

Yesterday, Standards Australia released its Roadmap for Blockchain Standards; marking its role at the forefront of international standards and setting the blueprint for Australia's leadership.

03 March 2017
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RMB as a digital currency? China successfully completes its blockchain-based digital currency trial

China’s central bank – the People’s Bank of China - is one step closer to becoming one of the first major central banks to issue its own digital...

06 February 2017
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Follow the crowd: CSEF Bill reintroduced

The Government has introduced the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-Sourced Funding) Bill 2016 into the House of Representatives to facilitate CSEF.

28 November 2016

Australia’s Open Data Future: What four key elements will ensure success?

There are competing views about what the right data sharing model in Australia should look like, but there are also certain common elements that will be present for...

25 November 2016

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