When Blockchain meets arbitration: the birth of decentralised justice

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Law School, University Road

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A panel of distinguished speakers will discuss the interplay between the blockchain and the law.

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Date and time: 31 January 2020, 9 am-5 pm [Funded by ESRC Impact Acceleration Account and The Society of Legal Scholars]

Venue: Fielding Johnson, Council Suite Room 1 (First Floor) – 31 January 2020

Speakers:

  1. Prof. Mimi Zou – University of Oxford
  2. Prof. Bruno Deffains – University of Paris 2 – Panthéon-Assas
  3. Mr Leigh Sagar- Barrister, New Square Chambers
  4. Prof. Pablo Cortés – University of Leicester
  5. Prof. Paul Goldberg – University of Oxford
  6. Mr Colin Rule – ODR Vice-President, Tyler Technologies
  7. Mr Mark Beer OBE – President of the International Association for Court Administration
  8. Dr Federico Ast – Kleros
  9. Mr Clément Lesaege – Kleros
  10. Dr William George – Kleros
  11. Prof. José Luis Martí – Pompeu Fabra University
  12. Dr Rossana Deplano – University of Leicester

Contact: rossana.deplano@le.ac.uk

Twitter: @LeicesterSocSci

Summary: The conference explores the nascent concept of decentralized justice – that is to say, arbitration on a blockchain. A panel of distinguished speakers will discuss the interplay between the blockchain and the law by conceptualizing smart contracts as legal constructs, including means to resolve smart contracts disputes.

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