Legal Statement on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts receives first judicial approval

David Quest QC and Marc Jones of Stewarts Law have published an article which looks at the recent decision in AA v Persons Unknown [2019] EWHC 3556. It is the latest case following Robertson v Person Unknown in which the English High Court has had to grapple with the complex issues thrown up by cryptoassets. Significantly it is the first decision in which reference has been made to the recent landmark UK Jurisdictional Taskforce Legal Statement on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts (the “Legal Statement”). David is one of the co-authors of the Legal Statement and Marc acted for the successful claimant in Robertson.

Read the full article here.