Blockchain-Based Securities Offerings
UC Davis Business Law Journal (2020)
30 Pages Posted: 28 Jun 2019 Last revised: 5 Dec 2019
Date Written: June 27, 2019
Blockchain technology has the potential to supplement the existing infrastructure for securities offerings. After examining the shortcomings of historical attempts, the article analyses the redeeming features of blockchain-based securities offerings including lower overall cost structure, substantially reduced settlement cycle, counter-party risk and systemic risk reduction, enhanced transparency, among others. The authors examine the tradeoffs between opportunities and risks of blockchain-based securities offerings.
Keywords: Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Data Scientists, Meta Models, Innovation, Private Investment Funds, Crypto Investments, Crypto Economy, Crypto Currencies, Diversification, Compliance, Optimization, Efficiency, Overstock, Securities Offerings, Federal Securities Regulation
JEL Classification: F33, G15, G23, G28, K22
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