Technology

Working Paper

19 July 2018

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...

Sabrina T. Howell | Marina Niessner | David Yermack
12 November 2018

Technology and Corporate Governance: Blockchain, Crypto, and Artificial Intelligence

Over recent decades, the on-going “digital revolution” has transformed many aspects of everyday life. Think of the increased power and shrinking size of personal computers and smartphones; the global expansion of the Internet...

Mark Fenwick | Erik Vermeulen
01 December 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...

John Armour | Luca Enriques | Ariel Ezrachi | John Vella
20 December 2018

The End of “Corporate” Governance (Hello “Platform” Governance)

In a technology-driven, digital world, many of the largest and most successful businesses now operate as “platforms.” Such firms leverage networked technologies to facilitate economic exchange, transfer information, connect...

Mark Fenwick | Joseph McCahery | Erik Vermeulen

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