Technology

Working Paper

Bringing the AGM to the 21st Century: Blockchain and Smart Contracting Tech for Shareholder Involvement

The AGM is often considered to play an important role in direct shareholder monitoring of directors and corporate blockholders. However, its practical functioning suffers from large obstacles.

In this research we outline the AGM’s flaws...Read more

Christoph Van Der Elst
28 June 2017

Initial Coin Offerings: Financing Growth with Cryptocurrency Token Sales

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are a significant innovation in entrepreneurial finance. The sale of a blockchain-based digital token associated with a specific platform or venture is a new financing instrument with some parallels to IPOs, venture...Read more

Sabrina T. Howell
Marina Niessner
David Yermack
19 July 2018

Putting Technology to Good Use for Society: the Role of Corporate, Competition and Tax Law

Innovation and its main output, technology, are changing the way we work, socialise, vote, and live. New technologies have improved our lives and made firms more productive, overall raising living standards across the world. Thanks to progress in...Read more

John Armour
Luca Enriques
Ariel Ezrachi
John Vella
01 December 2018

Pages