The UK Law Commission launches a law reform project to review the existing private international law surrounding cryptocurrencies, digital assets and electronic documentation on 18 October. Sponsored by the Ministry of Justice, the project aims to develop reform proposals based on the findings and consult the public by the second half of 2023. The Law Commission notes that many conflicts of law issues arise due to the rapid development of blockchain technology, including the choice of jurisdiction and choice of law issues to be determined in a dispute. It is hoped that the review could help to clarify the current international law in these areas.

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