In this episode of Decred in Depth (Live) Eduardo will be sitting down with two crypto legal experts, Stephen Palley and Gabriel Shapiro (Lexnode), to discuss the current state of digital-asset regulation and the future of Decentralized Autonomous Organizations.
We will be joined by Decred core developer, Luke Powell, who will offer his own commentary and questions. Tune in at 11am EST Friday, Aug. 13th.
- 0:00 Intro
- 4:18 can you tell us briefly about your professional background, in particular your areas of practice?
- 7:01 how would you describe your legal philosophy?
- 15:25 Luke, what er your thoughts on smart-contract blockchains
- 17:15 What is the value add of a DAO, what problem does a DAO solve
- 32:29 What distinguishes a DAO
- 35:00 Is Decred the one true DAO
- 40:15 anonymity/incentive issues with DAO voting
- 43:07 is shareholder voting different than DAO voting
- 43:37 Why is Stephen skeptical of DAOs as digital manifestations of corporations
- 46:15 What things are interesting to Stephen
- 46:38 What do you do with this new coordination mechanism
- 47:38 are there forks of Decred
- 48:43 governance/Plutocracy problem with PoS
- 59:10 how does the proposed infrastructure bill affect the status of PoS assets
- 1:02:36 “Broker” language in the infrastructure bill
- 1:03:31 What is a DEX, what are the regulatory impacts of DEX
- 1:08:05 Lex, can you explain your thoughts about SEC language regarding Poloniex
- 1:13:32 Stephen, what are your thoughts on Gensler SEC so far
- 1:15:26 has the crypto industry managed risk well?
- 1:19:03 How do DAOs fair on the Howey test?
- 1:21:24 what would you like more regulatory clarity on? Biggest risks and uncertainties?
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