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Project

Digital Finance Initiative

A multitude of technical, legal, policy, and economic issues around digital currencies and blockchain technologies have emerged in recent years. The Berkman Klein Center, along with the MIT Media Lab and other collaborators, will draw upon the expertise of our own community and the Center’s global networks to explore challenges and opportunities that distributed ledgers present across sectors.


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Event
Apr 23, 2018 @ 4:00 PM

Blockchain and the Law

The Rule of Code

Blockchain technology is ultimately a dual-edge technology that can be used to either support or supplant the law. This talk looks at the impact of blockchain technology of a… More

Apr 15, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet ?

Primavera De Filippi, Berkman Center Fellow

Ethereum: smart contracts, distributed autonomous organizations, and the law. Can the dreams of an autonomous decentralized society be implemented through the tyranny of code? More


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The Exchange

The Challenges and Nuance of Crypto Regulation

The present and future regulation of cryptocurrency

Apr 8, 2019
IMF

Evolving Technology means Change to Legal Finance

On transformation in the financial services landscape due to globalizing and evolving technologies

Oct 17, 2018
Video

FinTech Forward 2018

Domestic and international financial regulators, innovators, and experts examine financial tech topics

Oct 12, 2018
Intelligence Squared

Blockchain: Quantum leap forward or digital snake oil?

Faculty Associate Primavera De Filippi joins a debate discussing Blockchain, what it is, and whether it is deserving of its current hype.

Jul 2, 2018

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Team