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Centre for Commercial Law Studies

QMIPRI Workshop on Digital Assets, Ownership and Property Rights

When: Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: CCLS, LIF LG.1, Queen Mary, University of London, 69 Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A


QMIPRI, in partnership with the Cloud Legal Project at CCLS, is organising a workshop exploring how the concepts of ownership and property rights relate and apply to digital assets. As the debate in both national and international forums gathers pace – the Law Commission’s Consultation on Digital Assets (2024) or UNIDROIT Principles on Digital Assets and Private Law – we invite you join us and consider the consequences of treating digital assets through the lens of ownership and property rights.


Preliminary agenda:


14:00                             Welcome, Dave Michels, The Cloud Legal Project

14:10 – 14:25                JUDr. Jana Soukupova, Visiting Scholar, Charles University; “The Consequences of Applying Property Rights to Digital Assets“

14:25 – 14:40                Dr Michaela MacDonald, QMUL; “Digital Assets and Value: The Role of Property Rights”

14:40 – 14:55                Professor Roman Maydanyk, British Academy Professorial Research Fellow, Taras Shevchenko National           University of Kyiv; “Freezing Injunctions as Applied to Digital Assets”


15:00 – 15:45                Breakout group discussion

15:45 – 16:00                Closing remarks

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