In late May, Ukraine‘s capital of Kyiv will host a roundtable dedicated to discussing and finding common grounds in legal perception of cryptocurrency. ForkLog talked with one of the roundtable’s initiators, Nestor Dubnevych, to find out what legal problems the industry faces in the light of regulatory framework’s absence.
The bitcoin ecosystem is becoming the place for many financial startups. Still, finance is highly regulated field, so some legal firms try to catch the zeitgeist of 2016. ForkLog talked with the founder of law firm lexnet.io, Valentin Pivovarov to find out how jurisprudence keeps up with the times and.
Bitcoin enthusiast Alexei Bragin, earlier engaged in ReactOS and tutoring at Moscow State Technical University, decided to enter Russian parliament to defend “the interests of science and small businesses”.
Bulgaria-based platform BitHope.org for bitcoin charity was launched recently, and it has finalized its first successful project already. On March 11, the site has accumulated 0.6 BTC of user donations to buy footwear for orphans. While some may think the amount is pretty small, it’s starting to hit the fan..
The Ethereum company Slock.it prepares to launch a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) as a new type of corporate funding and management. The Germany-based company develops Ethereum-based software for smart locks, dubbed “slocks”, thus connecting shareable items and the Internet of Things to blockchain ecosystem. In an interview to ForkLog (FL).
Platform eAuction launched in test mode this February is one of the world’s first serious blockchain projects in public management domain. Prior to eAuction’s release, e-gov and blockchain were mostly associated with projects like Bitnation and various notarization tools.
A few days ago, Bankir.ru published an interesting feature by Corezoid founder and PrivatBank’s e-business center head, Alexander Vityaz. His predictions stating that VISA, not Bitcoin or blockchain technology, will eventually destroy the banking system, have gone viral across media and social networks. ForkLog talked with Alexander to make things.
In 2015, Estonia made the cryptocurrency press headlines when it announced a cooperation between its e-residency platform and blockchain initiative BitNation. While the program is mainly focused on provision of notary services to Estonian e-residents, BitNation’s ambitions go way farther.