Eliza Mik

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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“  I am working on:(a) expressing contracts in code (do we need intermediate representations? or maybe domain-specific programming languages, funky new compilers?) (b) problems of automation in the context of contract law: self-enforcement, algorithmic trading, machine learning, autonomous agents - what difference do they make, if any? Apart from problems of liability allocation - how do they affect intention, validity and enforceability? (c) smart contract regulation (d) breaking the Feigenbaum Bottleneck! (e) NLU NLG... the use/role of LLMs for legal tech...  ”

Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Smart Contracts: Terminology, Technical Limitations and Real World Complexity

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2020
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3,097 (7,536)
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Pause the Blockchain Legal Revolution

(2020) 69(1) International & Comparative Law Quarterly 135-175
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low and Eliza Mik
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2,949 (8,123)
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blockchain, asset registry, land registry, smart contracts, law reform, technology, fintech

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Smart Contracts: A Requiem

Journal of Contract Law , Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Dec 2019
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,788 (17,988)
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smart contracts, blockchains, e-commerce, law and technology, cyberlaw

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The Effectiveness of Acceptances Communicated by Electronic Means, or — Does the Postal Acceptance Rule Apply to Email?

Journal of Contract Law (2009) vol 26 (1)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,147 (34,870)

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contract law, e-commerce, electronic contracting

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AI as a Legal Person?

"ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY“ edited by Professors Reto Hilty & Kung-Chung Liu to be published by OUP in 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jun 2020
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 842 (53,827)

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AI, intellectual property, personhood, creativity

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Legal and Regulatory Challenges to Facilitating E-Commerce in the ASEAN

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jan 2018
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 735 (64,669)
Citation 1

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e-commerce, e-business, ASEAN

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Lost in Transmission: Unilateral Mistakes in Automated Contracts

(2020) 136 Law Quarterly Review 563
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Kelvin F.K. Low and Eliza Mik
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 688 (70,281)

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Bitcoins, Crypto-currencies, smart contracts, contract automation, unilateral mistake

8.

AI in Negotiating and Entering into Contracts

Chapter in forthcoming book edited by Larry DiMatteo "AI & Private Law"
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 597 (84,428)

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artificial intelligence, contract law, automated trading, transaction automation

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From Automation to Autonomy: Some Non-existent Problems in Contract Law

Journal of Contract Law, 2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jul 2020
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 509 (103,131)
Citation 1

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contract law, e-commerce, algorithmic trading, artificial intelligence

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Contracts in Code?

(2021) 13.2 Law, Innovation & Technology , The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2021-52
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2021
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 500 (105,246)

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smart contracts, contract law, computational contracts

11.

Blockchain and Tax Administration: A Critical Assessment

50 Australian Tax Review 180-192 (2021)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2022
Eliza Mik and Noam Noked
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 485 (108,861)

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Blockchain, Tax Administration, VAT, Digitalization, Tax Reporting, DLT

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Deconstructing Smart Contracts

Forthcoming, Emerging Issues at the Intersection of Commercial Law and Technology, ed by Nancy Kim and Stacy-Ann Elvy , Tilburg Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Oct 2022
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 450 (119,536)

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smart contracts, contract law, smart legal contracts, code is law

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'Updating' the Electronic Transactions Act? -- Australia's Accession to the Un Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts 2005

Journal of Contract Law (2010) vol 26 (2)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 438 (122,769)

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electronic contracting, UNCITRAL Convention on Electronic Contracting, ETA

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Blockchains: A Technology for Decentralized Marketplaces?

in Impact of Technology on International Contract Law: Smart Contracts and Blockchain Technologies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Nov 2018
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Smart Contracts and Their Identity Crisis

Thirty Ninth International Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco 2018
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Feb 2019
National University of Singapore, National University of Singapore and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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Smart Contract, Definition, Blockchain, Contract, Ethereum, Applications, Self-Execution, Execution, Fintech, LegalTech, LawTech

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Much Ado about Artificial Intelligence or: the Automation of Contract Formation

(2022) 30 International Journal of Law and Information Technology 484, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2023-19
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Jun 2023
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 319 (175,351)

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Artificial Intelligence, contract law, computational contracts, transaction automation

17.

The Resilience of Contract Law in Light of Technological Change

Chapter in "Future of the Law of Contract," Michael Furmston, ed., Routledge 2020
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Sep 2020
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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contract law, algorithmic trading, digital commerce, e-commerce, cyber-law

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Problems of Intention and Consideration in Online Transactions

Furmston & Tolhurst, Contract Formation: Law and Practice (Oxford University Press, 2016)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 253 (221,700)

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contract law, e-commerce, internet law

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Caveat Lector: Large Language Models in Legal Practice

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2024-04, Volume 19 Rutgers Bus. L.R. 2 2024 (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Mar 2024
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 249 (231,662)

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legal technology, legal practice, Large Language Models, Computational Law

20.

Smart Contracts and the 'Oracle Problem' in the Context of InsurTech

Cristina Poncibò and Piotr Tereszkiewicz (eds), European Insurance Contract Law: The Promises and Perils of Digitalization (Springer, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Mar 2023
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 244 (229,772)

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smart contracts, oracle problem, insurtech, transaction automation

21.

Contracts Governing the Use of Websites

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, p.70, Mar 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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The Limits of Visual Law

Journal of Open Access to Law (2020) Vol. 8 No. 1 Special Issue on "Visual Law"
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 169 (321,784)

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Legal Design, Visualization, Visual Law, Proactive Law, visual legal communication

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The Disappearing Computer: Consent and Disclosure in the World of Smart Objects

European Journal of Consumer Law, November 2020
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Dec 2020
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 164 (332,012)

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consumer law, transacting interfaces, contract law, internet of things, e-commerce, cyberlaw

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Subject to Review? Consideration, Liquidated Damages and the Penalty Jurisdiction

Obligations VII Conference “Challenging Orthodoxy," Hong Kong University, July 2014, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 36/2014
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 163 (332,012)

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liquidated damages, penalty jurisdiction, contractual damages

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Evaluating the Impact of the Un Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts on Domestic Contract Law - The Singapore Example

Chinese (Taiwan) Yearbook of International Law and Affairs, eds. Ying-jeou Ma (2010) Vol 28, 43
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 163 (333,835)
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electronic contracting, UN Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts, contract law

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Mistaken Identity, Identity Theft and Problems of Remote Authentication in E-Commerce

Computer Law & Security Review 28 (2012) 396
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 Dec 2013
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 143 (369,767)

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e-commerce, remote authentication, digital signatures, ID theft

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The Unimportance of 'Being Electronic' or - Popular Misconceptions About 'Internet Contracting'

International Journal of Law and Information Technology, Vol. 19, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 May 2012
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 127 (405,642)
Citation 1

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electronic contracting, online contracting, e-commerce, click-wraps

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Engineering Consent: Using Technology to Create Informed Consumers

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Dec 2020
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 118 (428,527)
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contract law, legal technology, information technology, privacy, cyberlaw

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Certainty at Last? A 'New' Framework for Electronic Contracting in Singapore

Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Dec 2013
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 117 (431,327)

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Electronic contracting, e-commerce, Convention on Electronic Contracting, Electronic Transactions Act

30.

E-Commerce Regulation: Necessity, Futility, Disconnect

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Dec 2013
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 110 (451,552)

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e-commerce, Internet regulation, electronic contracting

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Terms of Use: Reflections on a Theme

11th ASLI Conference, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 1-16, 29 & 30 May 2014, Singapore Management University School of Law Research Paper No. 28/2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2020
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 98 (489,656)
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Terms of Use, e-commerce, online contracting, Internet regulation

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Private Lawmaking in Commercial Cyberspace

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
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From Claytablets to Ajax: Replicating Writing and Documents in Internet Transactions

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 15, No. 8, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 May 2012
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 82 (547,488)

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AJAX, electronic contracting, formal requirements

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Some Technological Implications for Ascertaining the Contents of Contracts in Web-Based Transactions

Computer Law and Security Review, Vol. 26, pp. 368-376, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 May 2012
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law
Downloads 72 (589,690)

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web-based transactions, hyperlinks, evidence of writing, contract formation, technology law

35.

Smart Contracts: Tales of Trust and Certainty

Technology and Regulation 2022
Posted: 28 Nov 2022
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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smart contracts, blockchains, digital commerce, contract law

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The Legal Problems Surrounding Blockchains

[2018] SAL Prac 13
Posted: 06 May 2019
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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blockchains, smart contracts, distributed ledger technologies

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Electronic Platforms: Openness, Transparency and Privacy Issues

European Review of Private Law 6-2019
Posted: 06 May 2019
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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blockchains, e-commerce, online retail, smart contracts

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Persuasive Technologies – From Loss of Privacy to Loss of Autonomy

chapter in ‘Private Law in the 21st Century,’ Kit Barker, Karen Fairweather, Ross Grantham, eds. (Hart Publishing, 2017)
Posted: 27 Sep 2017
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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The Erosion of Autonomy in Online Consumer Transactions

Law, Innovation and Technology (2016) 8, 1-37
Posted: 22 Sep 2017
Eliza Mik
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Faculty of Law

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ecommerce, consumer protection, normative technologies, behavioural advertising