Smart Contracts: Elements, Pathologies and Remedies

Forthcoming in: Law and Change: An Asian Perspective, edited by J. Loo & N. Remolina Leon, SMU, 2024

23 Pages Posted: 21 Nov 2022 Last revised: 9 Jan 2024

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Andrea Stazi

European University of Rome - Faculty of Law; National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Date Written: November 1, 2022

Abstract

In reviewing the characteristics of “smart contracts”, above all their peculiarities of automatic execution and resistance to tampering, the paper aims to define the characteristics and peculiarities of their binding force, legal effectiveness and regulation. Thus, the paper examines the elements, pathologies and contractual remedies for smart contracts, and the related main issues that emerge in comparative contract law.

Keywords: Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Elements, Pathologies, Remedies

Suggested Citation

Stazi, Andrea, Smart Contracts: Elements, Pathologies and Remedies (November 1, 2022). Forthcoming in: Law and Change: An Asian Perspective, edited by J. Loo & N. Remolina Leon, SMU, 2024, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4266063 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4266063

Andrea Stazi (Contact Author)

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