Locke Lord QuickStudy: Down the Rabbit Hole: Digital Assets in ‎International Arbitration

Summary: The global adoption of digital assets and related blockchain technology has network ‎effects, which suggest that programmable legal contracts, including automated dispute resolution ‎mechanisms, might not only be feasible but one day common in international transactions and ‎arbitration. Obstacles to this outcome include, inter alia, still nascent regulatory guidance on digital ‎assets and lack of interoperability, both among blockchains and legacy software applications. ‎

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