Link to Full Article Abstract This article provides an overview of the evolving ICO market in January 2018. It evaluates hand-selected data for the top 25 ICO jurisdictions by market capitalization. The author codes the regulatory responses of the top 25 ICO jurisdictions and provides a comparative analysis of their respective regulatory actions. Keywords: Initial […]Read more "Initial Coin Offerings: The Top 25 Jurisdictions and Their Comparative Regulatory Responses"
Presentation at FinTank’s CryptoCon 2018: Fintank CryptoCon 2018 – Wulf Kaal – ICO Panel Based on this article: Initial Coin Offerings: the Top 25 Jurisdictions and Their Comparative Regulatory Responses 23 Pages Posted: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3117224 Wulf A. Kaal University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law Date Written: February 2, 2018 Abstract This article provides an overview […]Read more "The 2018 ICO Market"
Discussing Sustainable Solutions for Crypto Evolution via Verified Domain Specific Reputation in Anonymous Decentralized and Autonomous Systems.Read more "Wulf Kaal @ ConsenSys Panel – World Economic Forum – Davos Switzerland 2018."
Spoke on 3 panels @world economic forum 2018 in Davos, Switzerland. Here is the quick summary: WEF18 Panel discussing the need for verified domain specific reputation in #cryptoand the www.reputeplatform.com with @Aron Dutta VAPHR #vaphr and @Kamran Khan #infratechcapital @ World Economic Forum discussing why decentralized autonomous reputation verification is needed in the #crypto #economy to ensure an evolutionary structure can support infrastructure. Panel on […]Read more "Panels @World Economic Forum 2018, Davos, Switzerland"
We examine the relationship between innovation as measured by annual utility patents granted and two datasets for legislation: (1) the U.S. Code and (2) the Code of Federal Regulations from 1984 to 2015. We show that the historical relationship between innovation and legislation has changed, especially for computer and communication patents. The evidence suggests that the existing regulatory infrastructure has a diminishing capacity to react to innovation. The evolving empirical relationship between innovation and legislation has implications for the legal system and rulemaking processes in the existing regulatory framework.Read more "Innovation and Legislation: The Changing Relationship – Evidence from 1984 to 2015"
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are the most efficient means of financing entrepreneurial initiatives in the history of capital formation. ICOs minimizing transaction cost, democratizing finance, and in the process dis-intermediate banks. Yet, ICOs have increasingly involved cases of abuse, lacking quality, and governance concerns, precipitating calls for increased regulation. This article provides an overview of the ICO market as it exists in November 2017 including the ICO process, roadmap, market conditions, crypto economics for ICO startups, core risk factors for investors and red flags of ICO practices that require industry or regulatory improvements.Read more "Initial Coin Offerings – Emerging Practices, Risk Factors, and Red Flags"
Because of popular demand, here is the presentation from the First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference. First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference – Kaal – Blockchain Solutions for Governance via Repute Platform Deck – Version 2Read more "First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference"