UK national security reforms to give Government increased power to intervene in transactions

The December 2019 Queen’s Speech announced that a National Security and Investment Bill is to be introduced, giving the Government enhanced powers to scrutinise and intervene in transactions in the interests of national security. The proposals are thought necessary in light of the increasingly complex and interconnected international political and economic landscape and advances in

Now & Next: Democracy

Democracy provides the framework for our modern, western world. What impact will falling trust in politicians have on the world of business? How should companies navigate political upheaval? Expert advisors can help translate the uncertainty of the future.

Blockchain 101: what is the difference between a public and a private blockchain?

We have previously explored blockchain, cryptocurrencies, ICOs, blockchain-based smart contracts and consensus protocols which you can discover in our blog The Blockchain Consensus.  This article focusses on another piece of jargon which accompanies this field and seeks to explain the difference between a public and a private blockchain. A blockchain is characterised as being either public