Monthly Archives: June 2016

#Brexit: Eris Industries backs the EEA Option

(Link to original blog post here.) Being a lawyer-led company, Eris Industries has a bunch of legal knowledge in-house – more so than most software companies. As such, we’re quick to form informed opinions about things. From our very early opposition to the #IPBill eighteen months ago to our pro-remain position on #Brexit, we take […]

Legal #Brexit

Just stumbled across this outstanding conference call from Allen & Overy last Friday. A must-listen:   “The EU is a very large law project. It has involved the creation of law, it has involved the harmonisation of law. It is my strong conviction that the legislation that will be needed to implement this decision, it […]

#BREXIT: For the record

Just jotting a few thoughts down for my regular readers, to be expanded upon when time allows. There’s so much to unpack: 1. Not until the Fat Lady sings Remain campaigners all said Brexit was a terrible idea. Within 12 hours of the result being announced: Market turmoil galore. Equity markets – and hence values […]

#THEDAO: Failing fast vs Failing like an idiot

This is the most recent update in my series on #theDAO, and a response to Albert Wenger’s blog post on the same topic. 1) What has happened over the last 72 hours Over the last 72 hours, the shortcomings of the blockchain application known as THE DAO have converged in rather spectacular fashion on account of a sophisticated […]

Even when unpopular

I believe in the Second Amendment.