Jacek Czarnecki

Jacek Czarnecki is a graduate student at the University of Oxford where he is undertaking an MSc in Law and Finance, and a lawyer specialising in digital currencies, distributed ledgers and financial regulation. He also co-authored the first Polish report on digital currencies that was featured on CoinDesk.

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How to Legitimize the ICO Market (Crypto Lawyers Take Note)

| Jacek Czarnecki

A blockchain-focused lawyer explains why his profession should play a critical role in the growth and maturation of the ICO market.

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ICOs in the EU: How Will the ‘Slow Giant’ Regulate Tokens?

| Jacek Czarnecki

A legal expert shines a light on how ICOs might be regulated in the European Union, proposing next steps and potential challenges ahead.

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Blockchains and Personal Data Protection Regulations Explained

| Jacek Czarnecki

Blockchain will likely increase personal data protections, but challenges lie ahead with the regulatory environment, says lawyer Jacek Czarnecki.

Why Blockchain Firms Shouldn’t Ignore New EU Cybersecurity Laws

| Jacek Czarnecki

Impending EU laws, although not aimed directly at the blockchain industry, could prove impactful to its practices, says attorney Jacek Czarnecki.

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Polish Parliament Holds Public Consultation on Cryptocurrency

| Jacek Czarnecki

The Polish Parliament has held the country's first public consultation meeting devoted solely to digital currency and blockchain technology issues.

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No, the EBA’s Bitcoin Regulation Proposals Aren’t All Bad

| Jacek Czarnecki

Digital currency lawyer Jacek Czarnecki argues recent regulatory proposals in the EU might benefit the blockchain industry despite criticisms.

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Is the EU Building a Database of Digital Currency Users?

| Jacek Czarnecki

Is the EU seeking to limit the privacy of bitcoin users? A deeper analysis of recent proposals suggests that the question may not have an easy answer.

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Evaluating the EU’s New Definition for Virtual Currencies

| Jacek Czarnecki

The EU proposed changes to its AML directive this week to include a new definition for digital currencies. But, what will be the impact?

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Poland to Explore Blockchain Tech in Government Digitization Effort

| Jacek Czarnecki

Poland's Ministry of Digital Affairs is taking steps that may find it promoting digital currencies and blockchain technology.

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Polish Ministry Considers Blockchain Impact on Government Services

| Jacek Czarnecki

Poland's Ministry of Digital Affairs has issued a statement on how bitcoin and the blockchain could help digitize government services.