Expanding the Platform: Smart Contracts as Boundary Resources

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Lauslahti, Kristian
dc.contributor.author Mattila, Juri
dc.contributor.author Hukkinen, Jussi
dc.contributor.author Seppälä, Timo
dc.contributor.editor Smedlund, Anssi
dc.contributor.editor Lindblom, Arto
dc.contributor.editor Mitronen, Lasse
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-21T10:28:00Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-21T10:28:00Z
dc.date.issued 2018-07-24
dc.identifier.citation Lauslahti , K , Mattila , J , Hukkinen , J & Seppälä , T 2018 , Expanding the Platform: Smart Contracts as Boundary Resources . in A Smedlund , A Lindblom & L Mitronen (eds) , Collaborative Value Co-creation in the Platform Economy . Translational Systems Sciences , vol. 11 , SPRINGER . DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-8956-5_4 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-981-10-8955-8
dc.identifier.isbn 978-981-10-8956-5
dc.identifier.issn 2197-8832
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 02664e6c-556b-4271-b479-f9e7ca6636c4
dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/expanding-the-platform-smart-contracts-as-boundary-resources(02664e6c-556b-4271-b479-f9e7ca6636c4).html
dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/30333664/Lauslahti2018_Chapter_ExpandingThePlatformSmartContr.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/35605
dc.description.abstract Platform businesses are born global, with instant access to global markets. Thanks to the algorithmic, self-executing and self-enforcing computer programs known as smart contracts, platform businesses now also have instant access to global capital markets from birth. However, the legal status of these smart-contract-enabled funding mechanisms and smart contracts in general is not well defined. In this article, we analyze how well the formation mechanisms of the general principles of Finnish contract law can be applied to the technological framework of smart contracts. We find that depending on the case, smart contracts can create legally binding rights and obligations to their parties. We also observe that contracts have not been formerly perceived as technical boundary resources in the sense that platform ecosystems could foster broader network effects by opening their application contracting interfaces to third parties en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Collaborative Value Co-creation in the Platform Economy en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Translational Systems Sciences en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 11 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other Business, Management and Accounting(all) en
dc.subject.other 512 Business and management en
dc.title Expanding the Platform: Smart Contracts as Boundary Resources en
dc.type A3 Kirjan tai muun kokoomateoksen osa fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department University of Helsinki
dc.contributor.department Department of Communications and Networking
dc.contributor.department Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
dc.subject.keyword platform
dc.subject.keyword smart contract
dc.subject.keyword boundary resource
dc.subject.keyword contract law
dc.subject.keyword ICO
dc.subject.keyword Business, Management and Accounting(all)
dc.subject.keyword 512 Business and management
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201812216613
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-981-10-8956-5_4
dc.type.version publishedVersion

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