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    Chris Barth and Ted Augustinos’ Blockchain Technology and Privacy Concerns Article Mentioned in Insurance Journal Piece on Emerging Risks Worth Watching

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    Ted Augustinos, a member of the steering committee of the Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group of Locke Lord and Managing Partner of the Firm’s Hartford office, and Christopher Barth, a Partner based in Locke Lord’s Chicago office, co-authored an article for Insurance Journal on privacy concerns for insurers in blockchain technology that was referenced in a piece examining 15 emerging insurance risks that are worth watching. The author notes that Augustinos and Barth “point out that some of the benefits of blockchain — immutability, transparency and decentralization — also present concomitant risks” specifically when looking at the use and risks of smart contracts.

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