Smart Legal Contracts & Blockchain

This monograph examines the emerging blockchains applied to contracts. It outlines the meaning of the main terms, and distinguishes between "smart contract" and "smart legal contract": a novel contractual structure characterised by its operation via electronic platforms which embed blockchain as underlying technology, written in both natural language and code. All of which provides additional …

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The EU creates a digital gateway “Your Europe” to provide citizens and businesses with information, assistance and online dispute resolution (ODR)

The Regulation (EU) 2018/1724 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 2 October 2018 establishing a single digital gateway to provide access to information, to procedures and to assistance and problem-solving services and amending Regulation (EU) No 1024/2012Text with EEA relevance aims at offering citizens and businesses easy access to information, procedures, and …

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HCCH: Draft Guide to good practice on the use of video-conferencing under the Evidence Convention

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law in consultation with the Experts' Group of the on the Use of Video-link and Other Modern Technologies in the Taking of Evidence has published a Draft Guide ( No 8 of December 2018) to be aproved that analyses developments in relation to the use …

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Blockchain Live Use-cases & Pilots

Acronis International GmbH  https://www.acronis.com/es-es/business/blockchain-notary/ Aid-Tech (Libano): https://aid.technology/lebanon-2015/. APG: https://www.apg.nl/nl/artikel/innovatiefonds-apg/1947 BLandLord: https://www.blandlord.com/ Bikeblockchain of IBM-RDW  Palfreyman http://palfreymanventures.net/blog-2/combating-electric-bike.html Blockchain emergency ID (bitnation) https://refugees.bitnation.co/blockchain-emergency-id-be-id/ CCRD (Cook County Recorder of Deeds. EEUU)http://cookrecorder.com/blockchain/ Deloitte lease contracts: https://www2.deloitte.com/nl/nl/pages/over-deloitte/articles/huurcontracten-voor-het-eerst-vastgelegd-in-blockchain.html DigixGlobal. https://digix.global/ Dubai Global Blockchain Council. https://www.accenture.com/pl-en/insight-blockchain-id2020 Dutch Pilots: https://www.blockchainpilots.nl/ Dutch Coalition. https://dutchblockchaincoalition.org/ Ethereum  https://www.ethereum.org/ eResidency (Estonia): https://maltablockchainsummit.com/blockchain-world-news/estonian-blockchain-e-residency-home-to-35-000-digital-nomads-and-entrepreneurs/ Everledger:  https://www.everledger.io/ Fidor bank: https://www.coindesk.com/fidor-ethereum-core-banking   Filmchain https://filmchainblog.wordpress.com/ Gnosis …

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Publication on Blockchain and Smart Legal Contracts.

New entry to our Bibliography that provides three examples of smart legal contracts: oracle service contract or API router, Service level agreement and computable contracts. See LAUSLAHTI, Kristian, MATTILA, Juri, SEPPALA, Timo (2017) "smart Contracts –How will Blockchain TechnologyAffect Contractual Practices?" ETLA Reports No 68. https://pub.etla.fi/ETLA-Raportit-Reports-68.pdf

Publications on Blockchain and Smart Legal Contracts

Should you have a book, article or paper published regarding Blockchain technology / smart legal contracts and are willing to share it or to provide information or insights, please, contact us (avilalta@uoc.edu). We would also appreciate and welcome links to unpublished works or pieces of information about use-cases  We are building an archive of academic works that …

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Sir Terence Etherton, Master of the Rolls Civil Justice Memorial Lecture 2018 and Digital Justice Reform

SIR TERENCE ETHERTON, MASTER OF THE ROLLS CIVIL JUSTICE AFTER JACKSON CONKERTON MEMORIAL LECTURE 2018 LIVERPOOL LAW SOCIETY, 15 MARCH 2018 See full text: https://bit.ly/2G6HWBA "I have only been able to touch upon a number of ongoing and future reforms. There are, of course, others, not least the ongoing development of our Business and Property Courts …

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