On 30 June 2017, the Delaware House of Representatives approved a bill amending the Delaware General Corporation Law to provide specific statutory authority for Delaware corporations to use a blockchain for the creation and maintenance of corporate records, including the corporation’s stock ledger.
Sweden is studying the possibilities of using blockchains as a technical solution for real estate transactions. Kairos Future, one of the parties working on the project, has prepared an interesting report, which provides insight in the thought process and the choices made.
In its report dated 27 June 2017, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) assesses possible financial stability implications from FinTech. While emphasizing the benefits Distributed Ledger Technology can have for the financial system, the FSB identifies cross-jurisdictional compatibility of national legal frameworks and data privacy as some of the concerns that merit regulators’ attention.