Are your digital assets secure? Partner Hilesh Chavda issues timely warning over regulatory ‘Wild West’

Hilesh Chavda
28 June 2021

Our Private Client Partner Hilesh Chavda has been featured in Wealth Adviser, looking at regulation around digital assets. He raises the concern that the government is not doing enough to protect people and their loved ones, saying that we need rules to regulate procedures of ISPs in relation to how a user’s data is dealt with on their death.

Covering cryptocurrencies, social media and emails in more detail, as well as NFTs and online photos and videos, Hilesh examines the issues and explains what should be considered in each case. 

“There are a myriad of issues… The problem will only get bigger as our personal and business lives continue to move online. We are losing control over our digital assets, without realising it,” writes Hilesh.

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Hilesh Chavda
Partner - Private Client
Hilesh Chavda is a Partner Solicitor at Spencer West. He specialises in private wealth, tax, trusts and other protection vehicles, wills, probate, succession planning and advising on UK assets when coming to or leaving the UK.