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  • When bitcoin meets insolvency

    When bitcoin meets insolvency

    What is Bitcoin and how to find its owner? These questions were raised by the Russian court in March 2018 in the context of insolvency proceedings. In short, the court concluded that it had no idea what Bitcoin was and could not ascertain its ownership.
  • Russia enters WTO

    Russia enters WTO

    Wednesday, August 22, Russia becomes the 156th member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This completes a process of 19 years of negotiations. The effects of the membership, however, are easily overstated, both from Russia’s and from the WTO side.