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September 22, 2023

Understanding the Dasset Exchange Collapse from a Legal Perspective with James Swarbrick

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Show Notes

James Swarbrick is the director of Swarbricks, a Bitcoin-accepting law firm in New Zealand. We talk about his thoughts from a legal perspective about the recent collapse of the Dasset crypto exchange, as well as discuss an article he wrote about how the hack of another exchange, Cryptopia, helped develop law in New Zealand.

Finally we talk about the role of self-custody and inheritance planning for Bitcoin.

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How the Cryptopia hack helped develop law in New Zealand - ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-cryptopia-hack-helped-develop-law-new-zealand-james-swarbrick/⁠

Dasset (DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE LIMITED) on the NZ Companies Office - ⁠https://app.companiesoffice.govt.nz/companies/app/ui/pages/companies/6261371⁠

Grant Thornton New Zealand, Dasset Liquidators - ⁠https://www.grantthornton.co.nz/Dasset/⁠

Herald article: "Crypto meltdown: The missing CEO and the investor who lost $5m" - ⁠https://archive.ph/LEBM3⁠

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