The LAO – DAOs From a Legal Perspective
Aaron Wright is a professor at Cardozo Law School and Co-founder of OpenLaw. Before this he was a successful entrepreneur, having sold his first company to Wikia – the for-profit version of Wikipedia. Today Aaron is a renowned thought-leader in the blockchain space at the forefront of DAOs. Last year OpenLaw launched The LAO, a DAO on Ethereum for investors looking to earn returns on Ethereum-based projects.
Aaron joins us to share his expert legal knowledge on all things DAO, and discuss his latest projects the LAO and Flamingo DAO.
Topics discussed in the episode
- Aaron’s background and how he got into blockchain and the DAO space
- The early vision for DAOs
- Stakeholder participation in DAOs
- Wrapped and unwrapped DAOs
- Proxy voting on DAOs
- Governance mechanisms
- The multi token model
- How DAOs are characterised under law and the legislation surrounding them
- The Wyoming Blockchain Bill
- The different categories of DAOs
- Where does Aaron see the DAO ecosystem headed in the future