Estate Planning

STEP Digital Assets White Paper (2022 Update)

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From social media and email accounts to cryptocurrency and photographs, digital assets are nowan important part of people’s lives. But what happens to these assets when someone dies or isincapacitated?

STEP and the Microsoft-funded Cloud Legal Project at Queen Mary University of London havecollaborated on a joint research project into estate practitioner views on, and experiences with,digital assets. The aim is to understand the extent to which practitioners deal with digital assets; therisks and challenges posed by digital assets to estate planning and administration; and the measurespractitioners are taking to assist clients with digital assets.

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The online safe deposit box for your clients digital assets

BePrepared is a secure, white-labelled digital vault used to confidentially store and distribute your clients’ cryptocurrency, passwords and other digital assets when they die.