Is a ‘smart contract’ really a smart idea? Insights from a legal perspective

@inproceedings{Giancaspro2017IsA,
  title={Is a ‘smart contract’ really a smart idea? Insights from a legal perspective},
  author={Mark Giancaspro},
  year={2017}
}
  • Mark Giancaspro
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Abstract Swift developments in the emerging field of blockchain technology have facilitated the birth of ‘smart contracts’: computerised transaction protocols which autonomously execute the terms of a contract. Smart contracts are disintermediated and generally transparent in nature, offering the promise of increased commercial efficiency, lower transaction and legal costs, and anonymous transacting. The business world is actively investigating the use of blockchain technology for various… CONTINUE READING

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