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Decrypting the Situs – Conflicts of Laws Challenges in Cryptoasset Litigation

Chloë Bell and Joshua Cainer consider cryptoasset litigation and the challenges that litigation with a foreign element present in their latest article entitled “Decrypting the Situs – Conflicts of Laws Challenges in Cryptoasset Litigation”. Litigation involving cryptoassets will frequently have a foreign element to it. Conflicts of laws rules will therefore be highly relevant to resolving such disputes. The article below focuses on, first, outlining what features of cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology (‘DLT’), the technology on which cryptoassets depend for their existence, give rise to difficulties in private international law. Secondly, it gives an overview of the key methodological questions which need to be resolved at the outset of an analysis of private international law issues. The third and…

Legal Blog & Publications, Commercial 25 Oct, 2020

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