Forget last year’s doom and gloom prognosis regarding Canadian venture capital and deal activity. According to the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA), Q1 2016 saw venture capital investments in Canada hit a record high of $838 million, nearly double Q1 2015, despite the slowdown south of the border in U.S. venture capital […]
Beyond Bitcoin – How Blockchain’s Potential Applications Stretch Far Past the Infamous Cryptocurrency
We recently wrote about an article published by Aird & Berlis LLP corporate and technology lawyer, Don Johnston, concerning the new technology called Blockchain and how it could affect our lives in the near future. Well, Don has followed that article with a second, more in-depth, publication that explores Blockchain’s potential applications and addresses some […]
By Donald B. Johnston I’ve been writing a lot lately on blockchains and how blockchain technology intersects with the law. It’s interesting stuff. Now I want to write a bit about digital currencies, particularly since there are now encrypted digital currencies – like Bitcoin – that are enabled by blockchain technology. If you don’t know […]
In a thoughtful article about the evolving technology known as “Blockchain,” Aird & Berlis LLP corporate and technology lawyer Don Johnston shares his insight about how the budding peer-to-peer information database is on the verge of transforming the way we record and manage transactional information. In the article, entitled “What is the Law of Blockchain,” […]
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