Cryptocurrency

The future of cryptocurrency in Hong Kong

The future of cryptocurrency in Hong Kong

Consensus that digital assets offer a remarkable platform for achieving genuinely transformative outcomes.

06 October 2017

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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"Know Your Token": A guide to participating in token sales

Token sales are rapidly gaining momentum as the darling of capital raising in the digital economy.

31 July 2017

Spotlight on the dark net: what does the AlphaBay takedown mean for you?

This article describes what happened to the AlphaBay takedown, and how such “dark net marketplaces” operate.

28 July 2017

The “gig economy”: the new show in town

This post explores some of the key drivers and international developments. It also explores a number of employment law-related questions that existing companies, new entrants and start-ups should...

24 July 2017

10 things you need to know about Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

The who, the what and the why of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

03 July 2017
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Who will lead Smart Cities — SMEs, MNCs or Governments?

We gathered senior legal, IT and infrastructure professionals representing transport, TMT, energy and consulting businesses for a roundtable discussion in Hong Kong (on an unattributable basis) around the...

23 May 2017

First Hong Kong competition case goes to the Competition Tribunal – what this signals for companies

The Hong Kong Competition Commission has taken its first case to the Competition Tribunal, alleging that five IT companies engaged in bid-rigging.

20 April 2017

Presidents topple and executives falter: A refresher on anti-bribery controls

Corruption and bribery are live issues. This article sets out four tips on how you can manage corruption risks.

15 March 2017

The future of cybersecurity – WWTD? (What Would Trump Do?)

The US Center for Strategic and International Studies estimates that the theft of data and other IP results in a global cost between $450-600 billion each year.

08 February 2017
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Hong Kong Monetary Authority releases White Paper on Distributed Ledger Technology

The continued development of Fintech is changing the way that banks and other financial institutions do business with each other and their clients.

07 December 2016

Data protection at home and abroad: a comparison of approaches

In some jurisdictions (notably across the EU), potential fines for data protection compliance infringement now rival anti-trust enforcement penalties.

22 November 2016
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