Angela Walch

Associate Professor

Angela Walch is an Associate Professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law.Her research focuses on money and the law, digital currencies, blockchain technologies, governance of emerging technologies, and financial stability.  She has presented her research at Harvard Law School, Stanford University, University College London, and with the Modern Money Network at Columbia Law School, among others.  Her work on blockchain technologies has appeared in the NYU Journal of Legislation & Public Policy and in American Banker.Angela was nominated for “Blockchain Person of the Year” for 2016 by Crypto Coins News for her work on the governance of blockchain technologies and her “influential article” in American Banker arguing that the coders and miners of public blockchains should be treated as fiduciaries.

RESEARCH FIELDS

Economics, Finance, Law, Public Policy, Technology

KEYWORDS

Blockchain, Cyber Risk, Cyberethics, Digital Currencies, e-Governance, FinTech, Operational Risk, Payment Technology, Systemic Risk, Technology Law, Financial Infrastructure

AFFILIATIONS

St. Mary’s University School of Law

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