Research director Ingo Fiedler is writing a series of three blog posts on IOTA, the cryptocurrency that uses a DAG-based tangle instead of a blockchain. Feel free to read his first post Properties of a Token-Based Machine Economy.
In cooperation with Deloitte Legal, the Blockchain Research Lab prepared a article on the state and issues of the current system of securities trading. In addition to that, the beneficial use of a blockchain-based trading system was highlighted. Feel free to read the article Das tönerne Fundament der Wertpapierabwicklung.
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On the 8th and 9th of February, Fred Steinmetz and a team from consider it are attending the Legal Tech Hackathon in Berlin. Their goal is to design and develop blockchain solutions for the legal sector.
On Friday, 20 January 2017, a conference on the digitalization of the legal system took place at the LMU Munich. Dr. Fiedler attended the conference and gave a lecture on an economic perspective on blockchain and smart contracts. The recording of Dr. Fiedlers lecture is freely available.