POTENCIAIS APLICAÇÕES DE BLOCKCHAIN NO MERCADO DE CAPITAIS (Potential Applications of Blockchain in Capital Markets)

42 Pages Posted: 10 Feb 2021

Date Written: july 15, 2019

Abstract

Portuguese abstract: ABSTRATO: Com o avanço de blockchain e smart contracts, bem como constantes anúncios de projetos de grande escala utilizando estas ferramentas, parece cada vez mais provável que diversos aspectos da sociedade e economia passem a adotar estas tecnologias e, sendo consequentemente alterados estruturalmente. O mercado de valores mobiliários também possivelmente adotará smart contracts e blockchain. O presente artigo busca, após introduzir de maneira acessível para profissionais da área do direito aspectos de blockchain e smart contracts, analisar de que modo estas tecnologias poderão vir a ser adotadas e beneficiar o mercado de capitais.

English abstract: The constant advancement of blockchain and smart contracts, as well as regular announcements of large scale projects using these tools makes it even more probable that several aspects of our society and economy will adopt these technologies and therefore change structurally. The capital market might also adopt smart contracts and blockchain. This paper aims to, after introducing in an accessible manner for legal professionals the concepts of blockchain and smart contracts, analyze how these technologies could be adopted to benefit the capital market.

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Keywords: Blockchain, DLT, Smart Contract, Capital Markets

JEL Classification: E00, E40, E42, E44, E50, G20, G23, G24, G28, K00, K12, K22

Suggested Citation

Schechtman, David, POTENCIAIS APLICAÇÕES DE BLOCKCHAIN NO MERCADO DE CAPITAIS (Potential Applications of Blockchain in Capital Markets) (july 15, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3742398 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3742398

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