Tagged: joseph lubin

Will Blockchain Automate Lawyering? Yes and No.

At a recent cryptocurrency conference in Toronto, Dmitry Buterin, father of Ethereum inventor Vitalik Buterin and himself a technologist and programmer, floated the idea of an AI judge making better decisions than a human judge hungry for lunch. Judges, said Buterin, are known for issuing… Read More

SEC Again Urges ICO Issuers to Make Contact About Compliance

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairperson Jay Clayton told an audience in Washington Tuesday that companies seeking to raise funds via digital tokens in an Initial Coin Offering should be proactive in contacting the agency regarding compliance, Law360 reports. “We’re open for business,” said Clayton…. Read More

Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin Confident Ethereum “Not a Security”

Ethereum co-founder and Consensys founder Joseph Lubin told The Street last week that he is “extremely comfortable” that Ethereum does not qualify as a security under US law. “We spent a tremendous amount of time with lawyers in the U.S. and in other countries…it never… Read More

ConsenSys and Swiss Crypto Valley Association Partner Up

The Crypto Valley Association (CVA), based in Zug, Switzerland, has announced a new partnership with ConsenSys. According to CVA, ConsenSys will chair new Enterprise Blockchain Working Group, while joining the existing Regulatory and Policy Working Group. Consensys is a huge, global organization. Today it claims 750+ blockchain experts… Read More

Virtue Poker: Blockchain’s Peer-to-Peer Trust Functions Disrupting Fairness Issues in Gambling.

One of Ethereum’s cofounders, Joseph Lubin, is backing a new online poker platform built on Ethereum, a programmable cryptocurrency and cousin of Bitcoin. Virtue Poker promises to eliminate problems that may have informed a US-wide shut down of the online poker industry in 2011, a… Read More