June 07, 2003

New Blawg on Intersection of Law and Disruptive Technologies Affecting Financial Services

This space will focus on law and disruptive technologies affecting insurance and related financial services (especially their unintended consequences). The Host is Doug Simpson, an attorney in Hartford, Connecticut who was with the law department of a Fortune 500 insurance company for over 25 years. Doug is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Connecticut School of Law and a member of the Connecticut Bar. He is now an independent legal consultant and writer.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley, HIPPA, Sabranes-Oxley, McCarran-Ferguson, E-SIGN, DMCA and other statutes will play a part in the coming discussion. Also playing are concepts like "Metcalf's Law" and "The Innovator's Dilemma." Please join the conversation.

Full text of Robert K. Merton's 1936 article in the American Sociological Review, "The Unanticipated Consequences of Purposive Social Action".

George Gilder's "Metcalf's Law and Legacy".

Clayton Christensen's "Disruptive Technologies" source site.

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