Law Commission call for evidence on smart contracts

Closes 15 Apr 2021

Opened 17 Dec 2020

Overview

This is a public call for evidence by the Law Commission for England and Wales.

The topic of this call for evidence is smart contracts. We are seeking views about, and evidence of, the ways in which smart contracts are being used, and the extent to which the existing law can accommodate them.

For more information about this project and to view the call for evidence and summary, click here.

We recommend that consultees read the call for evidence before responding. A shorter summary is also available. Consultees do not need to answer all the questions if they are only interested in some aspects of the call for evidence.

About the Law Commission: The Law Commission is a statutory body, created by the Law Commissions Act 1965 (“the 1965 Act”) for the purpose of promoting the reform of the law. It is an advisory Non Departmental Public Body sponsored by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). The Law Commission is independent of Government. For more information about the Law Commission please click here.

Responses to this call for evidence: We may publish or disclose information you provide to us in response to this call for evidence, including personal information. For more information on how we consult and how we may use responses to the call for evidence, please see page iv of the call for evidence. For information about how we handle your personal data, please see our privacy notice.

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Audiences

  • Businesses
  • Citizens
  • Litigants
  • Government departments
  • Legal professionals
  • Judiciary
  • Legal professional bodies
  • Academics
  • Business & industry

Interests

  • Law