Crypto winter is here – What does it mean for insolvency practitioners?

The global market in crypto assets is currently experiencing a “crypto winter”, losing approximately US$2 trillion in value since the peak in 2021. In this stormy environment, crypto insolvencies are on the rise. However the rapidly evolving nature of the crypto industry and the complex nature of crypto assets and transactions present unique challenges for insolvency practitioners seeking to resolve or restructure crypto firms. Read more

The IP in NFTs – What is being purchased?

As we reported in our first blog post in this series, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are a new asset class that is being adopted eagerly across all sectors, raising some interesting challenges from an IP perspective. While NFTs have demonstrated themselves to be a powerful tool in the new digital era, they remain poorly understood, in particular in relation to the rights that are (or are not) transferred on purchase of an NFT. Read more