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Blockchain Events

March 1, 2018

EVENTS 2018 March 26-28th: Blockchain West: San Francisco, CA April 6th: Blockchain Law & Technology Symposium: College of Law, Cleveland, OH

Blockchain Technology Update for Corporate Board Members

January 22, 2018

Bitcoin continues to capture headlines. But the more compelling story for corporate directors is not bitcoin, but the technology that girds the cryptocurrency: blockchain technology and its many iterations, also referred to as distributed ledger technology. At its core, blockchain technology is a network of computers that are connected by complex algorithms. Parties to a…


Unlock Blockchain Conference in Dubai

January 17, 2018

I just returned from the Unlock Blockchain conference in Dubai where I participated in one panel, moderated another, and had a chance to talk with many members of the Dubai blockchain ecosystem. It has been widely announced that Dubai intends to become the Blockchain capital of the world. Indeed, the city state of Dubai has…

Delaware Blockchain Initiative: Transforming the Foundational Infrastructure of Corporate Finance

January 13, 2018

Written by Andrea Tinianow and Caitlin Long   The foundation for much of American corporate finance is Delaware corporate law. Later this year, a small change to Delaware corporate law, if enacted, could facilitate a major simplification of the plumbing of the financial system built on top of that foundation. The change is part of…

Blockchain Technology: The next great infrastructure for commerce, the community and the world

Blockchain Technology: The next great infrastructure for commerce, the community and the world

January 8, 2018

Over the last several years, blockchain technology’s reputation has done a 180. Once linked (negatively) with bitcoin, the technology is now mainstream as leaders in every sector scramble to understand the technology and explore how it can best be deployed. The State of Delaware has taken a leadership position in the space, pushing blockchain into…

Delaware and the Delaware Blockchain Initiative

Delaware and the Delaware Blockchain Initiative

January 8, 2018

Blockchain technology promises to transform how companies do business. The State of Delaware, an early proponent of blockchain technology and the preeminent jurisdiction for entity formation, is leading the way.   Launch of the Delaware Blockchain Initiative In the spring of 2016, then Governor Jack Markell launched the Delaware Blockchain Initiative to bring blockchain innovation…

Delaware is the ideal forum for blockchain dispute resolution

Delaware is the ideal forum for blockchain dispute resolution

January 5, 2018

  Delaware is internationally renowned for its corporate governance regime, which draws from its enabling business statutes and large body of case law, reinforced by its efficient and professional courts. In addition, the State of Delaware is leading efforts to foster a blockchain technology ecosystem through the Delaware Blockchain Initiative which includes at its core…

Enabling or Crippling? The Risks of State-by-State Blockchain Laws

December 27, 2017

Written by Andrea Tinianow and Joshua Ashley Klayman Kuzar   Andrea Tinianow is the director of Global Delaware. Joshua Ashley Klayman chairs the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance’s Legal Working Group.  In this opinion piece, Tianiow and Klayman consider whether so-called enabling legislation passed by a handful U.S. states is necessary for blockchain technology to flourish –…

Companies Can Put Shareholders on a Blockchain Starting Today

Blockchain Technology: A corporate directors checklist

December 14, 2017

By Andrea Tinianow and Michael Marquardt     Understanding what could be the next “disruptive” technology In its simplest terms, blockchain technology allows several parties to transact business in real time by recording information to a ledger through a network of computers. The record is only updated on the ledger if everyone who is a…

Delaware amends rule of evidence to create certainty for international companies with Delaware subsidiaries

December 14, 2017

The Delaware Rules of Evidence have been amended to provide certainty for international companies seeking attorney client protections. Specifically, Delaware Rule of Evidence (D.R.E.) 502 (a)(1) and (2) now makes clear that attorney client privilege extends protections to the parent companies of Delaware subsidiaries. What constitutes privileged communications for in-house counsel and outside attorneys is…