Kevin Werbach, Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, is the faculty member responsible for leading the Cryptoregulation Pillar of the Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research.  The Cryptoregulation Pillar addresses the regulation and governance of emerging blockchain-based systems, cryptocurrencies, and digital assets. The Zicklin Center provides a neutral forum to connect regulators and the private sector in these emerging areas. Through a combination of research and meetings, it promotes regulatory and governance best practices for smart contracts, token sales, decentralized applications, and related activities.

Research Papers


Kevin Werbach: On the Application of Blockchains to Spectrum Sharing, 5 IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking 193 (June 2019) (with Martin Weiss, Douglas Sicker, and Carlos Caicedo)

Kevin Werbach: Trust, But Verify: Why the Blockchain Needs the Law, 33 BERKELEY TECH. L.J. 489 (2018)

Kevin Werbach: Contracts Ex Machina, 67 DUKE L.J. 313 (2017), with Nico Cornell