Tag Archives: Electronic contracts

Di Filippi on Ethereum and Law

Dr. Primavera Di Filippi of CERSA / CNRS / Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) gave a presentation entitled Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet? 13 April 2014 at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Click here for video and … Continue reading

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Kuhlman on Ethereum: Legal Approaches to Smart Contract Development

Casey Kuhlman, Esq., of Watershed Legal Services, has posted audio and slides of his presentation entitled Iterating over the Traditional: Legal Approaches to Smart Contract Development, given 8 April 2014 at the Amsterdam Ethereum Meetup in Amsterdam. Click here for … Continue reading

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Katz and Schneider on Ethereum and legal applications of blockchain technology

Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInvent Law Laboratory has posted Ethereum – A Revolutionary New Platform for Applications (including Computable Contracts), at Computational Legal Studies. Dan’s post links to the Website of the Ethereum … Continue reading

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Blockchain contracting and conveyancing systems

Blockchain technology — the technology that underlies Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency systems — is now available to be applied to contracts and conveyancing transactions (i.e., property transfers). Technologies including Ethereum and Master Protocol and Mastercoin now enable this. The developers … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics Papers @ BILETA 2013

Several legal informatics papers are being presented at BILETA 2013: The 28th Annual Conference of the British and Irish Legal Educational Technology Association, being held 10-12 April 2013 in Liverpool, England, UK. Click here for the conference program and abstracts. … Continue reading

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Surden on Computable Contracts

Professor Harry Surden of the University of Colorado Law School has published Computable Contracts, UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 46, pp. 629-700 (2012). Here is the abstract: It is possible to formulate contractual obligations so that computers can “understand” and … Continue reading

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Le Métayer et al. on Liability Issues in Software Engineering: Case Study of eSignatures

Daniel Le Métayer of INRIA Grenoble – Rhône-Alpes, and colleagues, have published Liability Issues in Software Engineering: The Use of Formal Methods to Reduce Legal Uncertainties, Communications of the ACM, 54(4), 99-106 (April 2010). Here is the abstract: This paper … Continue reading

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New on VoxPopuLII: Čyras on Legal Frameworks of Virtual Worlds

Professor Dr. Vytautas Čyras of the Vilnius University Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics has posted On a Legal Framework in a Virtual World: Lessons from the VirtualLife Project, on the VoxPopuLII Blog, published by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell … Continue reading

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