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2018 Regulation Roundtable
File Type: Document
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/2018-regulation-roundtable/
Aug 08, 2018 - A summary of proceedings and recommendations of the Blockchain Research Institute's global roundtable on the governance and regulation of blockchain technology at local, national, and international levels, featuring the best talent and expertise in government, enterprise, new ventures, and innovation. These organizations were among the participants: Communitech, Gowling WLG, KPMG Canada, Open Data Exchange, Sullivan and Worcester, and Bandman Advisors.
Regulatory Framework For Token Sales
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/regulatory-framework-for-token-sales/
Apr 30, 2018 - This research surveys the global landscape of regulatory frameworks, statements, and decisions, on blockchain-based token sales in the jurisdictions of the United States, Canada, Singapore, China, France, Germany, Italy, Estonia, Switzerland, and Gibraltar, with commentary on Malaysia, South Korea, Israel, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Arab Emirates. Its expert authors look at initial coin offerings and compare how different regulators are categorizing token sales in their attempts to balance the protection of investors with the stimulus of innovat...
Regulation: The Lion, The Unicorn, And The Crown
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/the-lion-the-unicorn-and-the-crown/
May 10, 2018 - In this research project, Joel Telpner gives us a guided tour of regulatory risk. Pulling lessons from regulating innovation in telecommunications and the financial markets, he focuses on the extent to which the blockchain represents unprecedented regulatory challenges. He advocates a level-headed approach to determining when regulation is necessary and, in such cases, the form that regulation should take, so as to minimize the unintended consequences. Using illustrations by the legendary political cartoonist John Tenniel and passages from Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass: and What Alice Found There, Telpner gives executiv...
Accessing Patient Health Records via Blockchain
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/accessing-patient-health-records-via-blockchain/
Apr 21, 2020 - This case study looks at the University Health Network’s process for analyzing blockchain use cases and narrowing efforts to design and test a use case for patient data. In consultation with IBM Canada, UHN decided to focus on providing patients with access to and control over their electronic medical and healthcare records. Ultimately, UHN leveraged the IBM Blockchain Platform, a permissioned blockchain environment developed by IBM and powered by Hyperledger Fabric.
New Directions for Government In the Second Era of the Digital Age
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/new-directions-for-government-in-the-second-era-of-the-digital-age/
Feb 09, 2021 - This research project surveys what federal governments can do to exploit the next era of technology across their operations, within their economies and society, and with their allies and global partners. It focuses on the threats and opportunities facing the United States—including China’s increasing dominance in global supply chains and strategic innovation. It also speaks to challenges the new administration faces, and recommends five areas for immediate action: securing digital systems, citizen identities, and personal data; embracing cryptocurrencies and launching a digital dollar; transforming government services and culture; engagin...
Cryptocurrency for Ohio Tax Payments
File Type: Document, Infographic
https://www.blockchainresearchinstitute.org/project/cryptocurrency-for-ohio-tax-payments/
May 31, 2019 - This research demonstrates a potential use of blockchain in the financial system―the use of cryptocurrency for taxation. The research focused on the state of Ohio, the government of which had strong support from relevant stakeholders in the private sector. The use case gives readers a sense of the social, political, and entrepreneurial acceptance during early adoption of blockchain at a governmental level. The outcomes should inform policymakers of more efficient options to implement blockchain-related initiatives while maximizing their public impact.
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