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Disruptive Developments @20EssexStreet: What is the difference between a cryptocurrency trading platform and a kitchen blender

On 14 March, Simon Thorley IJ gave judgment in the Singapore International Commercial Court in the cryptocurrency trading case, B2C2 Ltd v Quoine Pte Ltd [2019] SGHC(I) 03. It is interesting not only for the description of algorithmic trading on cryptocurrency exchanges, but also because it contemplates the possibility of there being trusts of cryptocurrencies and analyses the doctrine of mistake in the context of the automatic making of contracts by computer programs.

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