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UNIVERSITY OF LAUSANNE LEGAL TECH NEWS

Dr. Shaheeza Lalani (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Published: 15 June 2022 Cite as: Dr. Shaheeza Lalani, University of Lausanne Tech News, Delos Tech Channel, 15 June 2022 Tech Channel 2-Year Anniversary Edition Intro & Contents | Find out about and sign up for the Tech Channel Since the launch of its series with BRILL│Nijhoff, the University of Lausanne’s LL.M. Programme has completed major projects with sponsorship from several law firms and institutions, including Herbert Smith Freehills, LALIVE, Lenz & Staehelin, McMillan, NIVALION, SwissLegal Rouiller & Associés, Three Crowns LLP, and Peter & Kim. Most recent publications expand into the legal tech sphere and will likely be of interest to dispute resolution specialists. One of the forthcoming volumes, Blockchain & … Read More

THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE METAVERSE FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Ekaterina Oger Grivnova (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Published: 15 June 2022 Cite as: Anthony Charlton, The implications of the Metaverse for Dispute Resolution, Delos Tech Channel, 15 June 2022 Tech Channel 2-Year Anniversary Edition Intro & Contents | Find out about and sign up for the Tech Channel The Metaverse is an immersive virtual world based on cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, and virtual and augmented reality. Different Metaverse platforms, such as Horizon World, Decentraland, AltSpaceVR and The Sandbox, are independently evolving in parallel. The Metaverse is said to be one of the key elements of Web 3.0, the upcoming generation of the internet. The concept of the Metaverse is set to disrupt ordinary human activities, and … Read More

THE MODEL LAW FOR DECENTRALIZED AUTONOMOUS ORGANIZATIONS – REINVENTING DUE PROCESS

Sophie Nappert (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Elisabeth Zoe Everson (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Published: 15 June 2022 Cite as: Sophie Nappert and Elisabeth Zoe Everson, The Model Law for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations – Reinventing Due Process, Delos Tech Channel, 15 June 2022 Tech Channel 2-Year Anniversary Edition Intro & Contents | Find out about and sign up for the Tech Channel The Coalition of Automated Legal Applications (COALA)’s Model Law for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) (Model Law) has been in the making for a while. The recent publication of a finalized version for public consultation has sparked wide interest, and has been one of the topics discussed on ArbTech, an online forum on technology and dispute resolution. The … Read More

THE ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRATION AWARDS AND JUDGMENTS

Mathieu Eychène (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Célestine Renault (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Published: 15 June 2022 Cite as: Mathieu Eychène and Célestine Renault, The enforcement of arbitration awards and judgments: seizing cryptocurrencies under French law, Delos Tech Channel, 15 June 2022 Tech Channel 2-Year Anniversary Edition Intro & Contents | Find out about and sign up for the Tech Channel THE ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRATION AWARDS AND JUDGMENTS: SEIZING CRYPTOCURRENCIES UNDER FRENCH LAW A cryptocurrency is a digital currency secured by a decentralized system based on blockchain technology. By definition, cryptocurrencies are not issued by any central authority. That allows them to exist outside the control of governments, which was precisely the purpose of their invention. What was originally … Read More

STABLECOINS AND THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY – A SOLUTION TO CHRONIC CASH-FLOW ISSUES?

Anthony Charlton (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Published: 15 June 2022 Cite as: Anthony Charlton, Stablecoins And The Construction Industry – A Solution To Chronic Cash-Flow Issues?, Delos Tech Channel, 15 June 2022 Tech Channel 2-Year Anniversary Edition Intro & Contents | Find out about and sign up for the Tech Channel By September 2020, Microstrategy CEO, Michael Saylor, realised the company had a problem. By his calculations, due to inflation and excessive central-bank money printing, the real yield on Microstrategy’s sizeable cash reserves was negative 10%. Saylor described the technology company as having a “$500 million melting ice cube.” His solution? Saylor exchanged the cash for Bitcoin and has been a buyer ever since, even to the point of … Read More

FINANCING LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION THROUGH TOKENIZATION

Anna Guillard Sazhko (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Published: 15 June 2022 Cite as: Anna Guillard Sazhko, Financing litigation and arbitration through tokenization: the uncertain present and a promising future, Delos Tech Channel, 15 June 2022 Tech Channel 2-Year Anniversary Edition Intro & Contents | Find out about and sign up for the Tech Channel FINANCING LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION THROUGH TOKENIZATION: THE UNCERTAIN PRESENT AND A PROMISING FUTURE The use cases based on blockchain technology is constantly growing. Initially viewed as a trustless and permissionless alternative to traditional fiat currencies, today blockchain applications have spread from decentralized finance to health care, real estate, encrypted communications, and decentralized autonomous organizations, just to name a few. Meanwhile, third party financing of litigation … Read More

DELOS TECH CHANNEL ANNIVERSARY EDITION – EDITOR’S NOTE

Aija Lejniece (short bio below–follow on LinkedIn) Published: 15 June 2022 Cite as: Aija Lejniece, Delos Tech Channel Anniversary Edition – Editor’s Note, Delos Tech Channel, 15 June 2022 Tech Channel 2-Year Anniversary Edition Intro & Contents | Find out about and sign up for the Tech Channel GM No, that was not a typo.  ‘GM’ is the standard greeting amongst crypto users and stands for ‘good morning’.  GM is used throughout the day, because crypto is a global community and, just like cocktail hour, it is always morning somewhere. A blockchain-like protocol was first proposed in the 80s but really took off in 2008, when a mysterious character named Satoshi Nakamoto came onto the scene by inventing Bitcoin (BTC), … Read More

DELOS UPDATES RULES AND INTRODUCES FURTHER INNOVATIONS

Dear Colleagues We are very pleased to share the first significant update to the Delos Rules of Arbitration, since being designed eight years ago. They come into force today, 1 November 2021. Drawing on the expertise and experience of our Board of Advisors and Arbitration Consultative Committee, the revisions complete the Rules and address recent developments, they mark an evolution reflecting Delos’s growing popularity, and they innovate by creating a new mechanism to support parties after the rendering of the award. We explain this more fully below. We are grateful to our dedicated Rules Revision Committee composed of Víctor Bonnín Reynés, Thomas Granier, Amélie Lucchese, Iain McKenny and Hafez Virjee, and wish to acknowledge the input and guidance of many colleagues, … Read More