Agata Ferreira is an assistant professor at the Warsaw University of Technology and a guest professor at a number of other academic institutions. She studied law in four different jurisdictions, under common and civil law systems. Agata practiced law in the U.K. financial sector for over a decade in a leading law firm and in an investment bank. She is a member of a panel of experts at the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum and a member of an advisory council for Blockchain for Europe.
Regulators will be challenged to respond to and address smart contracts, as they represent a cross section of law and technology.
Smart contracts and the law: Tech developments challenge legal community
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Authorities are looking to close the gap on unhosted wallets
The final guidance expected to be issued by the FATF this summer might determine the next chapter for the decentralized finance space.
FATF draft guidance targets DeFi with compliance
A close look at the policy issues relating to the potential impact of stablecoins on financial systems and economies around the world.
Stablecoins present new dilemmas for regulators as mass adoption looms