Ahead of his appearance at last Friday’s ‘The future of fintech’ event at Linklaters’ London office, an interview feature speaks to Mark Drury. Mark is a fintech partner at Linklaters. He discusses the implications of an official legal statement from the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce of the Lawtech Delivery Panel last month, declaring that cryptocurrency is property and that smart contracts are binding. He says: “The conclusions of the Taskforce are not binding, but they do carry weight and you gain a lot of certainty from words on a page.”
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