The World Economic Forum 2019 took place from January 20 to 26th in Davos Switzerland. Despite much of the negative press after the weeklong meetings of world – and tech -leaders in Davos, Switzerland, I find 3 key positive takeaways are worth noting. Humanity is experiencing unprecedented exponential disruptive innovation I have been teaching the […]Read more "Takeaways – World Economic Forum 2019"
Presented on “Blockchain Solutions for Sustainable Development” at Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center in Chicago on March 5th, 2018. Great crowd of blockchain developers and enthusiasts. Thanks to @SorenSpicknall, #Microsoft, and #BSGC for hosting! Topics covered: 1. Core Problems, 2. Blockchain’s Promise, 3. Blockchain Challenges, 4. Possible Solution Explained how http://www.semada.io platform can help introduce crypto […]Read more "Blockchain Solutions for Sustainable Development"
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"
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"
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Blockchain technology provides anonymous and secure transactional guarantees through democratized trust and disintermediation. Minorities and disenfranchised communities can benefit from the evolving technology and its anti-discrimination features. The article evaluates how blockchain technology helps minimize discriminatory practices in corporate America and creates a more equal society.Read more "Blockchain Technology and Race in Corporate America"
Abstract Blockchain technology innovation is proliferating in the private investment fund industry. Using a hand-selected dataset of private investment fund advisers that utilize blockchain technology in various functions (N=120), this article shows that the private fund advisers who utilize blockchain technology are able to generate significant benefits for their clients. The data analysis suggests […]Read more "Blockchain Innovation for Private Investment Funds"
Full paper with data analysis available here. Abstract Blockchain technology innovation is proliferating in the hedge fund industry. Blockchain technology plays a primary role in front office and investment functions, in the securing of crypto assets, but also in private investment fund managers’ attempts to satisfy the growth expectations of clients. Although the use of […]Read more "Blockchain Innovation for the Hedge Fund Industry"
By Wulf A. Kaal & Craig Calcaterra Abstract The rapid evolution of anonymous, autonomous, and distributed blockchain-based smart contracting creates friction and enforceability issues with existing legal and jurisdictional principles, calling the future governance of blockchain technology into question. The effective governance of blockchain technology and smart contracting is essential to ensuring its continuing […]Read more "Crypto Transaction Dispute Resolution (54 Pages)"