‪Teaching “#coding for #Lawyers” @TilburgU

‪Teaching “#coding for #Lawyers” @TilburgU -: how? Answer: #blockchain #ethereum #smartcontracts #DAO #EVM #solidity Here is the solidity basic code and background slides: https://wulfkaal.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/lecture-2-smart-contracts-and-solidity-basics1.pdf Thank you Erik P.M. Vermeulen for supporting and leading innovation in Law!!!

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Teaching “#coding for #Lawyers” @TilburgU 

Teaching “#coding for #Lawyers” @TilburgU -: today’s Session Why Coding for Lawyers? Answer: #disruptive #innovation #ai #ml #bigdata #blockchain and: https://lnkd.in/eVjGmvZ  Here are the slides for today’s session:  https://lnkd.in/e5d7cq7  Many thanks to @erikpmvermeulen and Ingrid van Eeghem – we missed you in class but students were fantastic with wonderful discussion / questions and deep insights […]

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Private Fund Fee Structure and Blockchain Applications

  (Forthcoming: Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy – UCLA School of Law) Fully Cited Version:  https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2959730 The traditional 2/20 fee structure of private investment funds has come increasingly under pressure in the last ten years. Several market factors help explain the pressure on the fee structure of the private investment fund industry. Private fund […]

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Dynamic Regulation Via Contingent Capital

Dynamic Regulation Via Contingent Capital Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 36, 2017 16 Pages Posted: Wulf A. Kaal University of St. Thomas, Minnesota – School of Law Date Written: April 24, 2017 Abstract Contingent capital securities are a largely overlooked dynamic regulatory mechanism. This essay evaluates the use of contingent capital securities in […]

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Legal Education in the Blockchain Revolution

Mark Fenwick*, Wulf A. Kaal* & Erik P.M. Vermeulen** Abstract The legal profession is one of the most disrupted sectors of the consulting industry today. The rise of Legal Tech, artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, and, most importantly, blockchain technology is changing the practice of law. The sharing economy and platform companies challenge many […]

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Blockchain Innovation for Private Investment Funds

Forthcoming– Cayman Financial Review (April 2017) Blockchain technology offers unprecedented innovation opportunities for the private investment fund industry. Several private investment funds have spearheaded the implementation of blockchain technology and smart contracting in their business model. While some funds simply focus on trading bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to avoid market fluctuations, others invest in and/or […]

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Dynamic Regulation Via Investment Data as a Remedy for Law’s Diminishing Capacity to React to Innovation

First published at: https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/business-law-blog/blog/2016/09/dynamic-regulation-investment-data-remedy-law’s-diminishing-capacity Key words: Disruptive Innovation, Venture Capital, Venture Investments, Dynamic Regulation, Feedback Effects, Optimized Information for Regulation, Anticipatory Regulation, Big Data In a series of recent papers – ‘Dynamic Regulation for Innovation’, ‘Regulation Tomorrow: What Happens When Technology Is Faster Than the Law?’, and ‘How to Regulate Disruptive Innovation – From Facts to […]

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