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Highly secret assets are integral to a business. It doesn’t take much effort to conjure examples of some of the most beloved brands that hype the value of their trade secrets. Special fast food sauces, building block plastic that cannot be replicated, soda ingredients kept under physical lock and key, the secret baked beans recipe that could be revealed at any moment by a talking golden retriever. Corporations must steadfastly protect their critical trade secrets to remain competitive. In parallel, they establish sound succession plans for the handing down of proprietary information when trusted company leaders move on from the company, retire or pass away. But when digital goods, including cryptocurrencies and private wallet keys, come into play, asset protection and succession plans don’t always align.’Read More