UCL Faculty of Laws


Regulating Blockchain: Techno-Social and Legal Challenges

Professor Ioannis Lianos, Professor of Global Competition Law and Public Policy at UCL Laws, is a contributing editor for a book on Regulating Blockchain.

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29 May 2019

Image credit: Blockchain network business by TheDigitalArtist on Pixabay 

Publication details 

Dimitropoulos, Georgios;  Eich, Stefan; Hacker, Philipp and Lianos, Ioannis (2019) Regulating Blockchain: Techno-Social and Legal Challenges, Oxford University Press.


The publication:

  • Generates awareness and facilitates a better understanding of the actors, phenomena and dynamics of blockchain technology and of its various domains of application.
  • Explores the economic, political, and legal implications that follow from the application of blockchain technology in various fields.
  • Brings together internationally-renowned experts from different fields and disciplines so as to facilitate a discourse that breaks up traditional patterns of intellectual exchange.

Professor Lianos contributed to the last part of the book exploring, for the first time, the challenges of enforcing competition law to blockchain and the way this technology transforms the competitive game in the digital economy. 

View more on the Oxford University Press website