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Decentralized Finance

Cite as: 6 Geo. L. Tech. Rev. 373 (2022)

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is an emerging and evolving area of technology, encompassing a variety of decentralized activities related to finance and financial services.1 This Technology Explainer provides an overview of DeFi, its underlying technology, a side-by-side comparison between DeFi and traditional finance and banking, and a brief overview of the challenges facing DeFi.

Justin Doop

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. Candidate 2022; University of Wisconsin, B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2016.