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Russia: Blockchain, The Legal 500 2021 Blockchain Country Comparative Guide

November 01, 2021

Morgan Lewis partner Vasilisa Strizh and associate Anastasia Kiseleva co-authored the Russia chapter of the 2021 edition of The Legal 500’s Blockchain Country Comparative Guide, a country-specific Q&A that provides readers an overview of blockchain laws and regulations applicable in Russia.

The chapter discusses the legislative and regulatory framework governing blockchain in Russia, key laws and regulations around digital assets, and the impact of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and COVID-19 issues on blockchain technologies. The authors also examine Russia’s approach to cryptocurrencies and if and how smart contracts are used.

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