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Smart derivatives contracts: From concept to construction

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Smart derivatives contracts: From concept to construction

King & Wood Mallesons and the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. have published a new whitepaper that sets out practical steps for developing smart derivatives contracts.

04 October 2018
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Japan’s virtual currency registration system is about to change

The Financial Services Agency of Japan has announced basic application requirements to be met when a company seeks registration with the FSA as a virtual currency exchange service...

29 May 2018

A new data economy: Open Banking to start in Australia on 1 July 2019

This is not restricted to the banking sector. Treasury and the ACCC are already considering its expansion to the energy and telecommunications sectors.

10 May 2018
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New banks, new rules: APRA updates ADI licensing regime

APRA's revised framework for licensing of authorised deposit-taking institutions coincides with relaxed restrictions on the use of the word “bank” in the Banking Act.

09 May 2018
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Decrypting crypto? ASIC and the ATO provide further guidance on crypto compliance

Australian regulators have released new guidance in an effort to help provide additional clarity on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency compliance.

04 May 2018
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Why international use of RMB is about to be propelled

Much of the optimism about the future of the RMB as a global trade and investment currency is built around China’s massive Belt and Road Initiative.

05 April 2018
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Australian Open Banking Review Released

It provides advice on the design and implementation of Australia’s Open Banking system and is the first stage in a broader consumer data right.

09 February 2018
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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

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