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April 9, 2019

Lawyers are not usually known for being enthusiastic about change, but when it comes to technology, they may not have a choice. A recent study estimated that 23% of legal activities could already be automated. Another report proposed that this number may actually be 39...

February 13, 2019

Managing one’s investments can be a very time-consuming process, which often leads investors, particularly wealthy investors, to turn to professional financial services providers. However, investors now have a new cost-effective option: robo-advisers. Compared to tradi...

April 16, 2018

Just five years ago, “blockchain” and “bitcoin” were words only heard amongst technology enthusiasts. There has since been an eruption of information and attention, fueled by the meteoric rise of cryptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings. Discussions on blockch...

April 2, 2018

Introduction

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), also known as initial public coin offerings (IPCOs), have become a controversial topic in the recent developments of cryptocurrency and blockchains. ICOs are an unregulated method of public offering and crowdfunding that allow...

November 13, 2017

The use of technology has changed the structure of the equity market and the way investors implement their trading strategies. Several issues related to the use of technology, however, have shed light on significant limits in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“...

October 30, 2017

Etymology and Definition

Aileen Lee, a venture capitalist, is the person who named the extremely rare and unique startups valued at over one billion dollars “Unicorns.” In 2013, Lee came up with a list of 39 US-based software companies founded in 2003 or later that were...

October 16, 2017

In the last few years, blockchain emerged as a disruptive technology. Blockchain is a distributed database, capable of holding a secure and immutable record of past transactions, quickly adaptable to a broad range of activities and objectives. Initial Coin Offerings (I...

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