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Looking further. Planning strategically. Digging deeper. Taking the lead using knowledge, expertise and extreme commitment, to deliver hands-on solutions for complex issues, which dovetail with today’s practice and truly benefit our clients’ interests. This approach has allowed us, at Watsonlaw, to very quickly secure a unique...

Earlier this year, Watson Law and Hekkelman Advocaten decided to enter into a collaboration and vigorously face the future together. The result: a powerful combination in all legal matters involved.  Together we are helping entrepreneurs start up their businesses, expanding those businesses and/or discontinuing them in...

1. Digital Finance Package The Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) draft Regulation was released by the European Commission in September 2020. It is part of the Commission’s Digital Finance Package that aims to deliver innovative financial products to EU citizens, while maintaining high levels of investors’ protection...

American blockchain software developer Tendermint has completed a strategic investment in Tgrade, a decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol developed by Foundation Ocean Blue. Built on the Cosmos blockchain, Tgrade provides developers with the ideal tools to build secure, regulated and robust DeFi products for the next...

De Covid-19 crisis heeft geleid tot diverse noodverordeningen. Deze waren primair ingegeven door de vrees bestaat voor ernstige wanordelijkheden. Een noodverordening vormt over het algemeen een ernstige inbreuk op grondrechten en wordt daarom zelden uitgevaardigd, maar dit zijn uitzonderlijke tijden. Beperking van grondrechten is echter...

The emergence of the Distributed Ledger Technology has completely transformed the ability of businesses and individuals to transfer money and raise capital by cutting out middlemen, raising payment efficiency and increasing the pool of available investors to any geographical location. Besides opportunities, however, this technological...

Blockchain technology introduces an alternative way to finance SMEs. In this report the authors analyse the legal classification and technological implications of the issuing and offering of security tokens in The Netherlands and the EU. Click here for the article. A cooperation with Infloat....