Meet Mattereum, a ‘Deeply Weird’ Startup, Hoping to Transform Smart Contracts

Mattereum, an unorthodox startup, hopes to revolutionize the world of smart contracts by transforming them into enforceable legal contracts. High Weirdness in London TechCrunch’s Jon Evans notes that Mattereum’s project has been kindling in London for roughly a year-and-a-half, with an eclectic “[…] team of lawyers, cryptographers, software engineers, and/or former military consultants.” The project revolves around an attempt […]

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EtherDelta SEC Action Could Impact Entire Industry, Experts Warn

Legal figures engaging with cryptocurrency are warning over continued regulatory uncertainty impacting businesses after US regulators fined EtherDelta almost $400,000 November 8. EtherDelta Could Set Precedent EtherDelta, which operated since 2016 as a smart contract on Ethereum, fell victim to securities obligations under the US’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), leaving owner Zachary Coburn liable […]

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Smart Contracts are Seeping into U.S Law – Tennessee Passes Bill

Melanie Kramer · April 2, 2018 · 1:00 am Tennessee has become the latest U.S state to pass a bill recognizing the legal authority of blockchain technology and smart contracts in conducting electronic transactions. The bill was passed by Tennessee Governor, Bill Haslam on March 26th, 2018, confirming the legal authority of blockchain and smart […]

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How Can You Integrate Smart Contracts in Your Business Operations?

Pini Raviv · March 26, 2018 · 4:00 pm Smart contracts have quickly become one of the must-have business innovations of 2018. The trick, however, is finding out exactly how you can integrate this powerful blockchain-based technology into your workflow without having the completely demolish several year’s worth of IT expenditure to do so. Here […]

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