Decentralization in Bitcoin and Ethereum Networks

Decentralization in Bitcoin and Ethereum Networks Adem Efe Gencer, Soumya Basu, Ittay Eyal, Robbert van Renesse, Emin Gün Sirer (Submitted on 11 Jan 2018 (v1), last revised 29 Mar 2018 (this version, v2)) Blockchain-based cryptocurrencies have demonstrated how to securely implement traditionally centralized systems, such as currencies, in a decentralized fashion. However, there have been…

The Inception of a New Era — Satoshi Nakamoto & “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”

Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System Satoshi Nakamoto satoshin@gmx.com http://www.bitcoin.org   Abstract. A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution. Digital signatures provide part of the solution, but the main benefits are lost if a trusted third…

The Political Economy of Corporate Financial Regulatory Legislation

  Download This PaperOpen PDF in Browser| Share | Email | Add to MyBriefcase | Purchase Bound Hard Copy The Political Economy of Corporate Financial Regulatory Legislation Michael Patrick Wilt Mercatus Center at George Mason University February 19, 2016 John Marshall Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2016 (Forthcoming) Abstract:  Every few years over the last several decades, Congress has been faced…

The Transactional Scope of Takeover Law in Comparative Perspective

  Download This PaperOpen PDF in Browser| Share | Email | Add to MyBriefcase | Purchase Bound Hard Copy The Transactional Scope of Takeover Law in Comparative Perspective Paul L. Davies University of Oxford- Faculty of Law March 17, 2016 European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) – Law Working Paper No. 313/2016  Abstract:  The core activity regulated by takeover codes is the voluntary offer by…

Takeover Litigation in 2015

  Download This PaperOpen PDF in Browser| Share | Email | Add to MyBriefcase Takeover Litigation in 2015 Matthew D. Cain U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Steven Davidoff Solomon University of California, Berkeley – School of Law; University of California, Berkeley – Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy January 14, 2016 Abstract:  This report provides preliminary statistics for takeover…