Wulf Kaal is again heading to Davos for the World Economic Forum on May 22-26. Itinerary: Zug, Switzerland all day on May 20th. Then it’s off to Davos, staying in nearby Klosters from May 21st to May 25th. Wulf will be speaking at several events listed below. Wulf’s WEF schedule is constantly changing and new […]Read more "World Economic Forum 2022 – Speaking Engagements"
Wulf A. Kaal University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law Samuel Evans PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP Hayley Howe affiliation not provided to SSRN Date Written: February 13, 2022 Abstract Existing valuation metrics for legacy assets only limitedly apply in the context of digital assets. The valuation infrastructure in the current legal, accounting, technology, and back-office […]Read more "DIGITAL ASSET VALUATION"
Abstract Fair Token Launches (Fair Launch) on average outperform most traditional digital asset projects. The comparative advantage of Fair Launches derives largely from their ability to remedy many of the perceived inequitable token launch practices of traditional digital asset projects. This article helps clarify the nomenclature by examining the commonalities of projects that use the […]Read more "FAIR TOKEN LAUNCH"
Craig Calcaterra & Wulf Kaal The Existing Problem with Decentralized Identity Systems The basic Web of Trust (WoT) works as follows: Keep track of your network transactions, and ask how well the people who are part of your transactions are satisfied with the interaction. If they also have a big reputation and are satisfied with […]Read more "Self Sovereign Identity"
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE LUXEMBOURG FOR PROCEDURAL LAW (December 2019) Abstract Corporations and other forms of business organizations can be supplemented with blockchain-based agency constructs. Blockchain-based decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) expand the definition of the firm. On-chain DAO governance enables dynamic regulatory features that facilitate unprecedented decentralized regulatory solutions. Keywords: Corporate Governance, Decentralized Autonomous Organization, Blockchain, […]Read more "BLOCKCHAIN-BASED CORPORATE GOVERNANCE"
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 Abstract Blockchain technology has the potential to supplement the existing infrastructure for securities offerings. […]Read more "Blockchain-Based Securities Offerings"
Craig Calcaterra Department of Mathematics, Metropolitan State University Wulf A. Kaal University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law Vadhindran K. Rao Metropolitan State University Abstract Insurance products can be optimized with emerging decentralized technology. We propose the use of cryptocurrencies as claims on future cash flows of an underwriting business operated by a […]Read more "Decentralized Underwriting"
BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTIONS FOR AGENCY PROBLEMS IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ECONOMIC INFORMATION TO FACILITATE DECISION MAKING, EDITED BOOK, EDITOR- KASHI R. BALACHANDRAN, WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHERS (2019). 26 Pages Posted: Wulf A. Kaal University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law Date Written: April 17, 2019 Abstract As a foundational technology, blockchain technology creates the infrastructure for decentralized […]Read more "BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTIONS FOR AGENCY PROBLEMS IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE"
This article provides an overview of the most popular cryptocurrencies by market capitalization and their associated token incentive designs. The examination of different aspects of these tokens enables an analysis of areas in emerging blockchain technology and their growth, among other trends. To create the dataset and determine its scope for this study, the author […]Read more "Top 100 Token Models Compared"
Delighted to present my scholarship at University of St. Thomas School of Law as keynote speaker on “Crypto Economics” @ Tulip Conference – Blockchain Meets Enterprise, in San Francisco on June 7, 2018. The research team included, Samuel Evans, Daniel Dosch, Stephanie Jones, and Hayley Howe. I cannot praise the team members enough for their […]Read more "Keynote on “Crypto Economics” @ Tulip Conference – Blockchain Meets Enterprise"