Blockchain Code as Antitrust
Berkeley Technology Law Journal
14 Pages Posted: 18 May 2020 Last revised: 8 Feb 2021
Date Written: May 18, 2020
In this article, the authors show that blockchain can help in reaching the goals of antitrust law in situations where the rule of law does not (fully) apply. They detail what needs to be done to this end, from both a technical and legal standpoint.
Keywords: Block-chain, Antitrust, Smart Contract, Block-chain Antitrust, Transaction, International Transactions, Rule of Law, Rule of Code
JEL Classification: K21, K2, K22, K23, K1, K29, D23, D21, D22, D29, C70, C71, C72, K24, K33, K42, K40, K41, L12, L14, L1
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Schrepel, Thibault and Buterin, Vitalik, Blockchain Code as Antitrust (May 18, 2020). Berkeley Technology Law Journal, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3597399 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3597399
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