New Article on Blockchain-based Payment Commitments Published in Stanford’s CodeX

Reid Monroe-Sheridan and Rebecca Liao co-authored a whitepaper, “Primer on the DLPC: A Standard for Payment Commitments on the Blockchain,” published by CodeX: The Center for Legal Informatics Stanford University. The article provides an overview of the Distributed Ledger Payment Commitment, or DLPC. The DLPC is a standardized blockchain-based payment…

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New Article on Risks and Strategies for Japanese Investors in Financially Troubled Startups

New Business Law 1170 Article

Reid Monroe-Sheridan contributed an article, “Legal Risks and Mitigation Strategies Relating to Insolvent American Startups” in the May 15, 2020 edition of New Business Law. The article describes typical measures that startups take to address insolvency, certain key risks that these measures may raise for Japanese investors and commercial counterparties,…

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A New Perspective on Japanese Corporate Governance

Article on Japanese Corporate Governance in the Washington International Law Journal

In April, Reid Monroe-Sheridan published “Substance Overload: A Comparative Examination of Japanese Corporate Governance Law Through the Lens of the Daiwa Bank Case” in the Washington International Law Journal. The article presents a critical examination of certain key principles of Japanese corporate governance law in light of contemplated reforms in Japan and analogous…

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