Brian Haney has posted “Cryptosecurity: An Analysis of Cryptocurrency Security and Securities” (Tulane Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property, Vol. 24, 2021) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
This Essay makes three contributions to the blockchain and law literature. First, this Essay explores technical security aspects evolving with various governance mechanisms across blockchain networks. Next, this Essay analyzes digital assets under U.S. securities laws and executive enforcement policies, in light of several new developments at the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. Third, this Essay crystalizes cryptocurrency compliance toward an autonomous governance system, introducing a new algorithm for compliance automation.