An introduction to blockchain-based dispute resolution: the emergence of new procedural designs

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Hourani, S. 2024. An introduction to blockchain-based dispute resolution: the emergence of new procedural designs. BCDR International Arbitration Review .
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TitleAn introduction to blockchain-based dispute resolution: the emergence of new procedural designs
AuthorsHourani, S.
Abstract

The recent rapid growth of the cryptocurrency and cryptoasset markets utilsing blockchain technology is generating a growing number of related disputes. These disputes may be resolved through state court litigation, through conventional arbitration, or through blockchain-based arbitration. The focus of this article is on this last form of dispute resolution, analysing what blockchain-based arbitration or dispute resolution is by examining the procedural design of blockchain-based dispute resolution, analysing the reasons behind the design of this type of dispute resolution, and exploring the extent to which blockchain-based dispute resolution has been applied in practice and legally recognised by national courts. Finally, it considers the impact of the procedural design of this mechanism on traditional arbitration.

Sustainable Development Goals16 Peace, justice and strong institutions
Middlesex University ThemeSustainability
LanguageEnglish
PublisherWolters Kluwer
JournalBCDR International Arbitration Review
ISSN2352-7374
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Accepted10 Feb 2024
Deposited22 Mar 2024
Output statusAccepted
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