Polsinelli BitBlog | FinTech

The convergence of the financial services industry and transformative technologies, commonly known as FinTech, is reshaping the industry. Within this intersection of innovation, Polsinelli’s BitBlog serves a resource for individuals and firms in the developing FinTech industry. Our FinTech and Regulation attorneys provide readers with a broad range of content and a unique perspective on the global FinTech landscape. 

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Digital Assets and the Long-Arm of the Law

Digital Assets and the Long-Arm of the Law

By: Jason Nagi

A recent ruling from a federal district judge in the Southern District of New York, involving a trademark dispute between a digital asset offering and web-titan Alibaba, has caused heads throughout the FinTech world to turn.  In Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. v. Alibaba Foundation, the court exercised jurisdiction over a foreign entity, for selling something to an individual in New York.

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How FinTech Could Reboot Libor

How FinTech Could Reboot Libor

By Stephen A. Rutenberg and Fiammetta S. Piazza

April 2018

Part One of this two part E-alert looked at the challenges facing London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) LIBOR and how the syndicated loan market is dealing with the potential non-availability of these rates. Part two considers if blockchain technology and a ‘LIBOR currency’ could boost submission incentives and make process more secure.

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