Attorney @PerkinsCoieLLP, formerly @Coinbase. Opinions my own. Content != legal advice. Enthusiast of: blockchains, running, sustainability, music, wine, love.
San Francisco, CA
@intjr I think the general pulse is "interested," with a desire to learn and come up with sensible policies. One of the cool things about blockchain tech is that a number of regulatory goals are often built right into new platforms (transparency, security, fraud prevention, irreversibility, etc.). Of all the efforts I've se..
@jamiepitts I don't like the term "smart contract," because the programmatic execution of a function, based on pre-defined factors or terms, is neither very smart nor does it inherently make a legal contract. That aside, I think legal contracts (drafted by lawyers) will increasingly refer to certain terms that will, in fact..
@Ruben-M-Perez I see the full spectrum. I definitely have some very sharp peers, and I meet both people hoping to make a specialization and people taking a wait-and-see approach. My guess, though, is that most lawyers aren't on that spectrum at all, and they'll only get pulled into it if/when a client asks them to.
@shloky My favorite is early-days internet. "Token-based _X_" is the new "Web-based _X_."