I am a corporate & business lawyer working on legal matters related to technological investments.
My tech journey started with the legendary Commodore 64, then continued with Amiga 500, and so on.
At some point, I even dreamed of being an engineer. But over time, the urge to defend rights outweighed technical issues.
So, 19 years ago, I became a lawyer and started working with tech-related clients.
My perception of technology is broader than computers, intelligent devices, hardware, or software. So, any concept that requires engineering is a technology for me. In this respect, for instance, I worked extensively with power generation companies and closed many deals.
While working round the clock all these years, I always longed to study the philosophical aspects of legal issues. So, four years ago, I started pursuing a Ph.D. and researching the legal implications of relatively newer and unregulated technologies such as cryptocurrencies and artificial intelligence. I also have been sharing my views on corporate and business law and matters at the intersection of law & technology here on my blog quarterly.
And so, my deep dive adventure to solve equations with many unknowns continues.
We will see the outcomes before long!
Cryptocurrencies’ legal status remains unclear. However, some regulations and court judgments shed some light on this issue. They tell us that you cannot use cryptocurrencies in payments; if you are trading cryptocurrencies, you are an investor; cryptocurrencies you hold are part of your assets; and as a cryptocurrency holder, you bear all the risks.Read More