How do contracts and agreements made through a DAO hold us in a legal context?

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In general, contracts and agreements must meet certain legal requirements to be considered valid and enforceable in Poland. These requirements typically include the presence of an offer, acceptance, consideration, and the intention to create legal relations between the parties. Additionally, the parties involved in the contract must have the legal capacity to enter into the agreement.

One key aspect of contracts made through a DAO is that they often take the form of smart contracts, which are self-executing agreements implemented on a blockchain. The legal enforceability of smart contracts in Polish jurisdiction is not well-established, as they are a relatively new concept, and their decentralized nature can pose challenges for traditional contract law.

Nonetheless, there are arguments that smart contracts could be recognized as legally enforceable under Polish law if they meet the necessary legal requirements for a valid contract. This could depend on factors such as the specific terms and conditions of the agreement, the intentions of the parties involved, and the way the smart contract is executed.

Maciej Niezgoda

Intellectual Property, Data Protection, DeFi, Fintech, AML

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