About the Webinar
Cryptoassets and smart contracts are creating new kinds of dispute, and may need new kinds of dispute resolution mechanisms Arbitral rules and processes need to adapt to the particular features of cryptoasset disputes (such as technical complexity, anonymity, enforcement difficulties) but can also take advantage of the smart methods of dispute resolution and award execution.
About the Speaker
Mr David Quest KC
Three Verulam Buildings
Quest KC is a leading commercial silk, practising across the whole range of commercial disputes, with a focus on banking and finance commercial and financial fraud investments and joint ventures international trade technology and computing(including fintech, blockchain and cryptoassets insurance and reinsurance and professional negligence He is one of the very few barristers with real expertise both technical and legal in cryptoassets He is a lead author of the landmark UK Jurisdiction Taskforce ( Legal Statement on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts,
which sets out the law on the proprietary status of cryptoassets and the enforceability of smart contracts and has been endorsed by courts in England and around the world. He is also a lead author of the UKJT Digital Dispute Resolution Rules, a ground breaking set of arbitration rules aimed at digital transactions.