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DAO Workshop in Zurich

On Friday, May 6, 2022, Wharton BDAP and the Swiss law firm MME co-organized a workshop on Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) - Legal and Governance Aspects in Zurich. A growing number of communities and blockchain-based protocols are organizing as...

WEF and Wharton launch DAO Series

Last year, the Wharton Blockchain and Digital Asset Project collaborated with the World Economic Forum to release the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Policy-Maker Toolkit. We are excited to announce a new collaboration with the Forum's Crypto Impact and Sustainability...

Werbach testifies before Senate Committee

On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, the United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry invited witnesses to a hearing on Examining Digital Assets: Risks, Regulation, and Innovation organized in two panels. During the first panel, the Honorable...

Back to the Future

New Wharton BDAP report "Back to the Future - The Sixth Reg@Tech Roundtable on Digital Assets" has been released. Reg@Tech is a biannual series on the regulation of digital assets from a multi-jurisdictional perspective. Reg@Tech 6 was held via Zoom on October 14-15,...

Werbach testifies before Joint Economic Committee

Wharton Professor and BDAP Director Kevin Werbach testified in a hearing on the topic of Demystifying Crypto: Digital Assets and the Role of Government before the U. S. Congress Joint Economic Committee held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Other witnesses included...

DeFi Policy-Maker Toolkit released

In collaboration with the Wharton Blockchain and Digital Asset Project, the World Economic Forum released the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Policy-Maker Toolkit. Working groups made up of DeFi entrepreneurs, academics, legal practitioners, and experts in regulation...

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Back to the Future

New Wharton BDAP report "Back to the Future - The Sixth Reg@Tech Roundtable on Digital Assets" has been released. Reg@Tech is a biannual series on the regulation of digital assets from a multi-jurisdictional perspective. Reg@Tech 6 was held via Zoom on October 14-15,...

DeFi Policy-Maker Toolkit released

In collaboration with the Wharton Blockchain and Digital Asset Project, the World Economic Forum released the Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Policy-Maker Toolkit. Working groups made up of DeFi entrepreneurs, academics, legal practitioners, and experts in regulation...

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