Blockchain Technology: A corporate directors checklist.

Position:TOP TEN 2017

In its simplest terms, blockchain technology allows several parties to transact business in real time by recording information to a ledger through a network of computers. The record is only updated on the ledger if everyone who is a party to the transaction is in agreement. Once updated, the record cannot be changed and becomes an immutable record of the transaction.

The enactment of Delaware's blockchain amendments (that authorize corporations to maintain corporate records on a blockchain) in August of 2017 catapulted blockchain technology into the mainstream. This is because Delaware is the legal home of more than two-thirds of...

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