Blockchain Year-in-Review 2020

26 April 2021
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Key takeaways:
  • In a year dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic, quarantines and social distance, interest in cryptocurrencies and certain types of blockchain projects (such as decentralized finance) ultimately showed resilience, with increasing evidence that Bitcoin (and perhaps some other major cryptocurrencies) are increasingly attracting the attention of institutional investors and larger financial service providers.
  • This update summarizes certain legislative, regulatory and other developments related to blockchain in the European Union (including Germany), Russia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.