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Blockchain and the Law

The Rule of Code

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$35.00 • £25.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674976429

Publication: April 2018

Text

312 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

5 graphs

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  • Introduction
  • I. The Technology
    • 1. Blockchains, Bitcoin, and Decentralized Computing Platforms
    • 2. Characteristics of Blockchains
  • II. Blockchains, Finance, and Contracts
    • 3. Digital Currencies and Decentralized Payment Systems
    • 4. Smart Contracts as Legal Contracts
    • 5. Smart Securities and Derivatives
  • III. Blockchains and Information Systems
    • 6. Tamper-Resistant, Certified, and Authenticated Data
    • 7. Resilient and Tamper-Resistant Information Systems
  • IV. Organizations and Automation
    • 8. The Future of Organizations
    • 9. Decentralized Autonomous Organizations
    • 10. Blockchain of Things
  • V. Regulating Decentralized, Blockchain-Based Systems
    • 11. Modes of Regulation
    • 12. Code as Law
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index