October 21, 2019 technology

Navigating Discovery with Blockchain Technology

As the technology becomes more widely applied, it is bound to give rise to a considerable number of regulatory actions and broad-ranging legal claims

By Christina M. Jordan

Blockchain is an emerging technology that is innovating business practices across various industries. Most often associated with cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology has moved beyond financial transactions to broader applications disrupting business practices.

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As blockchain becomes more widely applied, the technology is bound to give rise to a considerable number of regulatory actions and broad-ranging legal claims. While state and federal agencies are increasingly interested in regulating blockchain activities, consistent laws and regulations that govern the use of blockchain are lacking. How can lawyers navigate discovery of blockchain-related data through an unsettled legal landscape?

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