Journal of Property, Planning and Environmental Law: Volume 12 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Blockchain and PropTech opportunities and challenges for land registration and land uses

Guest Editors: Rebecca Leshinsky

Dutch blockchain, real estate and land registration

Jan Veuger

A first exploration of the impact of blockchain on real estate in the Netherlands took place in 2017. In the follow-up, several blockchain and real estate studies have appeared…

Constraints and benefits of the blockchain use for real estate and property rights

Oleksii Konashevych

Many recent social media posts and news may create a perception of big success in the use of blockchain for the real estate industry, land registration and protection of titles…


Legal challenges and opportunities of blockchain technology in the real estate sector

Rosa M. Garcia-Teruel

Blockchain, which was originally created to enable peer-to-peer digital payment systems (bitcoin), is considered to have several benefits for different sectors, such as the real…


Skin lands in Ghana and application of blockchain technology for acquisition and title registration

Kwabena Mintah, Kingsley Tetteh Baako, Godwin Kavaarpuo, Gideon Kwame Otchere

The land sector in Ghana, particularly skin lands acquisition and title registration are fraught with several issues including unreliable record-keeping systems and land…

Blockchain as a tool for land rights: ownership of land in Cyprus

Balkiz Yapicioglu, Rebecca Leshinsky

This paper aims to set out an argument for the use of blockchain technology as a land registration tool, for Cyprus and other disputed land contexts, to assist with land disputes…

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