April 02 to 04 2018, Santa Clara, USA.


Speaker "Amy Wan" Details

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When Smart Contracts Prove To Be Dumb: Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms

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The success of the blockchain industry depends on the ability of businesses and consumers to have engage in transactions with confidence. Yet, smart contracts often have coding errors, security vulnerabilities, and genuine disputes, which causes great transactional uncertainty. We will cover the myriad of solutions that blockchains are implementing to address these issues, along with solutions for dispute resolution and arbitration based on differing needs.

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Amy Wan is Founder & CEO of Sagewise, which provides dispute resolution infrastructure for smart contracts. Previously, she was a Partner at a boutique securities law firm and General Counsel at a real estate crowdfunding platform. Amy is also the founder and co-organizer of Legal Hackers LA, which programs around the intersection of law and technology; was named one of the one of ten women to watch in legal technology by the American Bar Association Journal in 2014; and was nominated as a Finalist for the Corporate Counsel of the Year Award 2015 by LA Business Journal. Amy has also worked in international regulatory and trade policy at the U.S. Department of Commerce, and was a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Transportation. She holds an LL.M. in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a JD from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and a BA in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California.

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