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Digital assets’ legal status should be next UK government’s priority, lawmaker says

By Phoebe Seers
  • 13 Jun 2024 17:22
  • 13 Jun 2024 17:22
Legislation to clarify the legal status of digital assets should be a priority of the next UK government, a lawmaker said today. 
The Law Commission, a statutory body that reviews the laws of England and Wales, had in February published draft legislation on recognizing a new “third category” of personal

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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