Published by Wulf Kaal - Entrepreneur, Consultant, Writer, Speaker
Professor Wulf A. Kaal is a tenured associate professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis. Before entering the academy, Kaal worked as an associate at Cravath, Swain & Moore LLP, in New York, and Goldman Sachs in London, UK.
Kaal is a leading expert and the most widely published proponent of dynamic regulation and associated regulatory applications to improve innovation. His empirical and theoretical scholarship in this context evaluates the evolution of law, regulation of disruptive innovation, the diminishing capacities of the regulatory infrastructure, the role of governmental contracts, the dynamic regulatory approaches for the financial services, the diminishing relationship between regulation and innovation, and the so-called ‘pacing problem’ between innovation and regulation, among many others issues. Possible dynamic regulatory mechanisms evaluated in Professor Kaal’s scholarship on dynamic regulation include big data, contingent capital securities, governmental contracts, venture capitalist investment allocation, and crowdfunding.
Kaal advises crypto companies, crypto startups, venture capital funds, and international policy makers on blockchain based solutions in FinTech and LegalTech. As an adviser and mentor, Kaal focuses on creating synergies for his clients and building successful new crypto businesses, among others, on existing solutions.
As a consultant, Kaal assists clients with blockchain based projects including initial coin offerings. He regularly advises major corporations and private funds regarding various aspects of financial markets. He also assists law firms in complex litigation involving private investment funds and alternative investments.
Expert witness and consulting engagements within Kaal’s area of expertise include corporate law, federal securities regulation, fiduciary duties, voting requirements, conduct and duties of board of directors, insider trading, duties and obligations of broker-dealers and investment advisers, SEC oversight of investment advisers, compliance of private investment funds, among others.
He is also a FINRA arbitrator.
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