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Flood and Goodenough: Contract as Automaton: The Computational Representation of Financial Agreements

Mark D. Flood and Oliver R. Goodenough have posted a working paper entitled Contract as Automaton: The Computational Representation of Financial Agreements, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We show that the fundamental legal structure of a well written financial … Continue reading

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Lippe, Katz, and Jackson: Legal by Design: A New Paradigm for Handling Complexity in Banking Regulation and Elsewhere in Law

Paul Lippe, Daniel Martin Katz, and Daniel H. Jackson have posted a working paper entitled Legal by Design: A New Paradigm for Handling Complexity in Banking Regulation and Elsewhere in Law, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: On August 5, … Continue reading

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Stanford Computable Contracts Initiative

The Stanford Computable Contracts Initiative — a project of CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics — is apparently scheduled to launch soon, though the precise date has not been announced. The initiative is led by Harm Bavinck of Effacts. … Continue reading

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Surden: Computable Contracts – Part 2

Professor Harry Surden of the University of Colorado has posted Computable Contracts – Part 2, at Concurring Opinions. Here is a summary of the post: This is the second part of a series explaining “computable contracts.” For more about what … Continue reading

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Eris: Platform for distributed autonomous organizations on the Ethereum blockchain

Eris — a platform for distributed autonomous organizations (DAOs) that use Ethereum blockchain technology — was launched this week by Project Douglas. A video demonstration of the platform is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxXoUtw7hqw According to the project Webite, Eris software is … Continue reading

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Surden: Computable Contracts Explained – Part 1

[UPDATE: Part 2 of Harry Surden’s post on Computable Contracts is now available.] Professor Harry Surden of the University of Colorado has posted Computable Contracts Explained – Part 1, at Concurring Opinions. Here are excerpts from the post: I had … Continue reading

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Kuhlman: Progress on Ethereum Package Manager

Casey Kuhlman‘s project to develop the Ethereum Package Manager (EPM) has made considerable progress. Ethereum is a blockchain technology with a number of applications to law. Casey explained the motivation for EPM in this post, in which he describes the … Continue reading

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