An expert legal statement was published by the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (UKJT, a taskforce of the UK’s Lawtech Delivery Panel) on recognising cryptoassets as property and smart contracts as enforceable agreements under English law. The two key takeaways:

  1. In principle, cryptoassets are to be treated as property under English law.
  2. A smart contract is capable of having contractual force.

For more details, read the full article on Baker McKenzie’s dedicated blockchain blog.



Sue has significant experience advising on commercial technology projects for almost 20 years. She advises clients (both customers and vendors) on a wide range of technology matters, including outsourcing, cloud, digital transformation, technology procurement, development and licensing, m/e-commerce, AI, blockchain and data privacy.

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