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Blockchain 2020 in Germany

(February 2020) The Blockchain Strategy of the German Federal Government addresses the main topics concerning the future development of DLT and Blockchain in Germany. This PlugIn issue deals with the legal impact of the Strategy and the potential lack of regulation that challenges the industry for the time being. We will focus our summary on the sectors of Banking and Finance, Energy and Logistics.

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Legal Challenges Associated with the Adoption of Smart Contracts in the Industry 4.0 (February 2020)

Legal Challenges Associated with the Adoption of Smart Contracts in the Industry 4.0 (February 2020)The German government recently issued a strategy paper dealing with legal challenges connected to the implementation of the blockchain technology in German industry, in particular the obstacles associated ...

Blockchain use cases resulting from Federal Government’s strategy for the energy sector (February 2020)

Blockchain use cases resulting from Federal Government’s strategy for the energy sector (February 2020)I. Where is blockchain technology currently used in the energy sector? Currently, there are various use cases in the energy industry for blockchain technologies where the technology creates or could potentially ...

Crypto Assets and Crypto Custody – Germany’s two sided pioneering role (February 2020)

Crypto Assets and Crypto Custody – Germany’s two sided pioneering role (February 2020)With the official announcement of the amended German Banking Act (Kreditwesengesetz, KWG) on 12 December 2019, companies and business models in the sector of Crypto–Currencies and DLT services are going ...

Regulatory sandboxes (February 2020)

Regulatory sandboxes (February 2020)A new approach to the regulatory and supervisory treatment of innovative financial activities Regulatory sandboxes are one of the possible measures to promote innovation in the fintec sector. What are ...

Supply Chain on the Chain (February 2020)

Supply Chain on the Chain (February 2020)One of the topics in the Blockchain Strategy of the Federal Government in Germany concerns the logistics sector. With this, the Federal Government follows the paper of “Chances and Challenges of DLT ...