Legal Blockchain Solutions being created

Blockchain-based solutions emerge from all corners of the globe in latest legal hackathon events

From improving legal education to storing police bodycam footage, hackathon teams have come up with a range of blockchain-based fixes to solve uniquely legal...
Cryptocurrencies and SARS

Cryptocurrency transactions

In South Africa, as with most other countries around the world, there is no guidance and regulation regarding cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The Budget...

5 Questions about the Future of Blockchain for Thomson Reuters Technologist Joe Raczynski

The overarching question pertaining to blockchain, no matter what industry you work, is whether or not we trust the technology. For answers, Legal Executive...
BlockChain Technology

Everything You Need to Know About Blockchain But Were Too Embarrassed to Ask

Let’s start with the basics. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency — a digital version of an asset, much like gold. In 2017, its value skyrocketed. Blockchain is the...
Blockchain and the law

7 ways blockchain will change the legal industry forever

Blockchain technology has received quite a bit of attention over the last year, with the potential to be a transformative force across multiple diverse industries. At...
What is blockchain

What the f*** is blockchain anyways?

This post starts from the ground up, and today, I just want to help you answer this: What is a blockchain? (… And I promise I...
Legal Things

LegalThings to digitise law on Blockchain

Dutch software firm LegalThings has kicked off with the digitisation of Dutch legislation on the Blockchain. LegalThings launched its LegalThings One platform, an Ethereum-like platform that decentralises...
Bitcoin settlement for equity deal

South African firm closes first equity deal using Bitcoin

Managing director for the legal firm, Nicolene Schoeman-Louw, said: “It is no longer a question of whether such currencies, including Bitcoin, should be regulated...
Graeme Palmer of Garlicke & Bousfield

Deciphering the Taxation of Cryptocurrencies

There are many different cryptocurrencies, the most well-known being Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a convertible virtual currency, in other words, it has an equivalent value...
Alexia Christie

Smart contract 2.0 : The need for “Smart Lawyers”

Technology and the law - Technology is changing almost every aspect of our lives. It is therefore no surprise that it has already had a...