Blockchain and distributed ledger technology

Blockchain and its underlying distributed ledger technology have the potential to fundamentally transform a wide range of industries and markets. The Global Blockchain Policy Centre is exploring the benefits and risks of blockchain for economies and societies, beginning to identify good policy and regulatory approaches, and investigating uses in specific policy areas.

Blockchain webinars

Blockchain in the coronavirus crisis

Blockchain in China

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Blockchain policy forum

The 2021 OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum will take place virtually on a series of dates between 15 September and 1 October. Discussions will focus on the potential of blockchain to enhance cross-border cooperation and strengthen global governance

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Blockchain Policy Centre

The OECD Blockchain Policy Centre provides a global reference point for helping policy makers to address the challenges raised by blockchain and DLT and to seize the opportunities it offers for achieving policy objectives.

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OECD high-level expert group on blockchain


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