This feature provides a broad introduction to how Bitcoin contributed to the development of online black markets like the Silk Road and how they contributed to Bitcoin’s history.
Distributed Autonomous Corporations offer a glimpse of what smart securities could enable–and the types of legal issues that DAOs need to address. There is plenty to figure out, but smart securities and DAOs promise more efficient flows of capital and new economic arrangements.
Blockchains offers new possibilities for issuing and trading securities. Modern securities trade is complex, but smart contracts could make it much more efficient and open totally new financial arrangements and corporate structures.
Consensus 2016, titled “Making the Blockchain Real” foreshadowed the future of blockchain technology. The blockchain will become real, but how will it change in doing so?
How should a DAO be regulated? This article outlines some key legal issues surrounding DAOs that will need to be addressed before DAOs become mainstream.
What is governance in cryptocurrency? The first in a series of posts about how cryptocurrencies themselves can and do change over time – and who really has influence.
Bitcoin’s technology can help simplify the immensely complex security settlement industry, and help investors in global markets without the associated costs.