Mishcon de Reya Managing Associate Ralph Fearnhead will be one of the key speakers at the AIDA conference in Marrakesh on 23 – 25 April.
In the first part of the article, we explored consensus protocols as a concept and provided a high-level overview of some of the jargon which is commonly associated with the field. This second part focusses on one consensus protocol ‘flavour’: proof of work. What is proof of work? ‘Proof of work’ is the name given to the
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
In our previous 101 articles which you can find on our Blockchain Consensus blog, we have explored blockchain, cryptocurrencies, ICOs and blockchain-based smart contracts. This article focusses on an often used but seldom understood piece of technical jargon which often accompanies this field: the consensus protocol. Because of the complexity, we’re breaking this article down into
Imagine paying people no strings attached cash, whether they have a job or not. In California, two experiments are being planned that some think could be the solution to a potentially jobless dystopian future.
Each of us brings something to the table, whoever we are. For businesses, gender pay gap reporting may seem like a challenge – but addressing gender equality in the workplace could add up to £150bn to GDP by 2025.
Dispute Resolution Partner Shaistah Akhtar has, with Dr Gordon Blanke, co-edited a new publication, Dispute Resolution in the Gulf – GCC Approaches and Egyptian Influences.
Companies that are able to leverage and protect their data effectively will be the winners in tomorrow’s marketplace. With the right advice you can take issues of diversity, reputation, flexibility and regulatory risk and turn them into comparative advantages.
The Abu Dhabi Global Market, Abu Dhabi’s financial centre, introduced a law of foundations on 17 August 2017, based on existing common law models.
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Shaistah Akhtar is a Partner specialising in commercial litigation, fraud, investigations and regulatory compliance.
Masoud Zabeti is Head of the Finance & Banking Disputes Group. He focuses on complex litigation and arbitration, as well as regulatory matters.