Will Policy Makers Stifle the DAO Revolution?

Posted November 9, 2022 | Technology | Amplify
DAO revolution
Lucy Frew highlights the current predicaments of DAOs from a legal and regulatory perspective. The article explores the challenges that DAOs present to the legal structures of organizations as we know them. Overall, DAOs aim at decentralization, but the degree of decentralization varies over time and has critical implications for the accountability of its members: the token holders. Frew discusses the existing regulatory landscape of DAOs and looks at the circumstances under which a DAO might benefit from seeking legal status.
About The Author
Lucy Frew
Lucy Frew is a Partner at Walkers, based in the Cayman Islands, and heads Walkers Global Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group. She is also cofounder of the Walkers Global FinTech Group. Ms. Frew brings more than 20 years’ experience as a specialist financial regulatory and risk management advisory lawyer. Her expertise centers on fintech and virtual assets, and she participates in several working groups, including one commissioned by the UK Law… Read More
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