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For Startups
Legal Framework for Stablecoins in Switzerland

On September 11, 2019, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (“FINMA”) published stablecoin guidelines, which outline the legal regime of stablecoins in Switzerland....

Legal Nodes Team
Corporate work
How to Stay Legally Compliant while Mining in Space

This article focuses on the regulation of space mining on both international and national level and challenges of applying these legal acts....

Legal Nodes Team
For Startups
Sandbox Express as the Fast Line for FinTech Startups in Singapore

In the middle of August, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) has adopted new Sandbox Express rules for innovative businesses. As the name implies, the rules provide a fast and easy entry into the sandbox compared to existing sandboxes or...

Serhii Mokhniev
For Startups
The BaFin License to be Required for Crypto Custodians in Germany

The, 15th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive, compels the EU Member States to make changes to their local legislation to be compliant with the Directive`s provisions by January 10, 2020.In line with that, Bundesregierung (The Cabinet of Germa...

Legal Nodes Team
Privacy (GDPR)
Abusive by Design: Part 2. Make Consent Informed Again

Digital design directly corresponds with transparency and fairness, the provider's direct obligations before users. Design of user choices and legal docs must involve a close collaboration of legal and design professionals, which ensures the use...

Vlad Nekrutenko
Privacy (GDPR)
How to Make Your Mental Health Practice HIPAA Compliant?

As a mental health provider, you have to deal with lots of patients’ sensitive information on a daily basis. You can lock your cabinet, put the records in the safe box and switch on the alarm, but these security measures are only a part of what ...

Vlad Nekrutenko
Legal Nodes Updates
Law Professors Will Use MEET.ONE Blockchain for Teaching Legal Innovations

On 22-26 of July 2019 Ukrainian law tutors and professors have participated in the Legal Innovation Summer School on the implementation of legal innovation courses in Ukrainian universities, organized by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, the U...

Legal Nodes Team
For Startups
UK Financial Watchdog Gives Green Light to E-money Tokens

Seven months of consultations and their evaluation resulted in the much-anticipated guidance for cryptoassets from the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) in the United Kingdom.On July 31, 2019, the UK financial regulator has issued the Final ...

Serhii Mokhniev
Privacy (GDPR)
Abusive by Design: Part 1. Should Design Be Regulated?

UI/UX is about to get a heavy regulation, just as tobacco and food industry did in the 20th century. Why? Regulators insist that digital design creates a substantial margin for ‘nudging’ us to certain points of view and actions, either positivel...

Vlad Nekrutenko