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An overview of blockchain-related litigation (USA – 2010 to 2021)

In April 2020, I published an article exploring the past decade of blockchain litigation (here). I have some updated numbers to share with you for the period 2010 to 2021 (included). Using WestLaw, I researched “advanced: (blockchain OR bitcoin OR cryptocurrency)” at the state and federal levels and came up with the following results: The amount of...
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Video: “Law + technology (blockchain + antitrust)”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In previous videos, I have explained why blockchain and antitrust should be combined. I showed that it creates synergies and ends up beneficiating...
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Video: “Blockchain and merger control”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to talk about different ways by which blockchain can merge, the challenges that it creates for antitrust law,...
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Video: “Blockchain and monopolization”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to answer two complementary questions: one, where do we see abuses of dominance within blockchain ecosystems, and two,...
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Video: “Blockchain power”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to address an issue that will become increasingly important over the next few years: what is blockchain power,...
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Video: “Collusion using blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to discuss how companies could, and most certainly are, using blockchain to collude in the “real space”. To...
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Video: “Collusion within blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I want to explain how blockchain can suffer from collusion, and what to do about it. First, let me take...
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Video: “Blockchain governance”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to explain how we can create a legal fiction around blockchains, or, put differently, how to assign blockchain...
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Video: “Blockchain is not a firm”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I will be explaining Coase’s theory of the firm and why it does fit well with blockchains. But first, let...
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Video: “Blockchain antitrust: the dynamics”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the video transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to address the paradox between antitrust law and blockchain. First, let me introduce antitrust law to you. This...
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Video: “Blockchain decentralization”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to discuss the meaning and implications of blockchain decentralization. Let me start outside blockchain with a definition: “decentralization” measures...
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Video: “What Darwin can teach us about blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to put blockchain in the context of evolutionary theory. The term evolution is often associated with Darwin. I will...
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Video: “Understanding blockchain in just 7 minutes”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to tell you about what I call the “blockchain toolbox.” This toolbox addresses all you need to know about...
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Video: “History of Blockchain”

I am delighted to publish a 15-video series dedicated to my book, “Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization formula”. You can access all the chapters over here, and all the transcripts over here. *** Transcript: In this video, I’d like to address how blockchain came to life and show that it embodies the technical representation of a self-conscious...
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Online conference: “Blockchain + The Law”

I am delighted to be announcing a new conference entitled “Blockchain + The Law”, to be held on February 3 (online). We have quite a fantastic lineup if you ask me, see for yourself (below), and be sure to join us 🚀. — Thibault Schrepel. Registration OVER HERE.  
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