What can blockchain technology contribute to the evolution of the trading infrastructure and securities offerings?
We provide answers based on existing precedence of blockchain-based securities offerings in this new article (with Sam Evans – PWC): Click here or copy /paste link: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3411110


Blockchain technology has the potential to supplement the existing infrastructure for securities offerings. After examining the shortcomings of historical attempts, the article analyses the redeeming features of blockchain-based securities offerings including lower overall cost structure, substantially reduced settlement cycle, counter-party risk and systemic risk reduction, enhanced transparency, among others. The authors examine the tradeoffs between opportunities and risks of blockchain-based securities offerings.


Keywords: Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Data Scientists, Meta Models, Innovation, Private Investment Funds, Crypto Investments, Crypto Economy, Crypto Currencies, Diversification, Compliance, Optimization, Efficiency, Overstock, Securities Offerings, Federal Securities Regulation

JEL Classification: F33, G15, G23, G28, K22

Kaal, Wulf A. and Evans, Samuel, Blockchain-Based Securities Offerings (June 27, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3411110 

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