The Evolution of Law
How will Law evolve?
A Case Study of The Netherlands
Ecology
Economy
Engineering
..its about understanding the
of legislation..
..The Ecology of Law..
How many Laws does it take?
..to manage a society of 17 million people and generate €850 billion in Gross Domestic Product...
15,390
Total # of Laws & Treaties
Wetten.nl
How many rules do you need?
217,539
Total # of Articles
..In 2008, reportedly it was just 140,000
What is the largest piece of legislation?
and what does it regulate..
Money
The Corporate Finance Law has
1231 articles
It’s one of 270 financial laws, total 4,177 articles
What if there is no money to regulate?
..Enter Bitcoin
What if every company or contractor used cryptocurrency?
to exchange goods & services
Not a single rule in the Corporate Finance Law would apply
..according to the Minister of Finance
And no taxes are due
..if they did not convert it back to a normal currency
Because Bitcoin Is Not Money
..as well in Florida, USA
62.5
Billion
in projected loss based on independent contractors
(aka ZZP-ers) alone
ZZPBarometer
..So Government wants in
..The Economy of Law..
What is the biggest area of regulation?
998
Total # of Vehicle & Traffic Laws
Wetten.nl
16,134
# of Articles in Vehicle & Traffic Laws
..And it only takes a single article to monetize them all
like artikel 2 lid 3 WahV - Law of Mulder..
Generating ± 9 million speeding tickets every year and..
0
3,250,000
6,500,000
9,750,000
13,000,000
1995 1997 1999 2001 20...
1
Billion
in annual revenue on traffic violations
z24.nl
What if there are no more traffic violations?
or accidents
..Enter Driverless Cars & Autopilot
Tesla’s Autopilot logged 47 Million miles in 6 months
..and Google Self Driving cars did 1.5 million in 6 years
Do we really need 16,134 rules to control our movements?
When a single mobile app would suffice..
..Enter Ride-hailing apps
1.1
Million
# of independent contractors active on Uber
HBR.org
1
Billion
Rides
Uber.com
14
Million
# of independent contractors on Didi Chuxing
Bloomberg.com
4.15
Billion
projected rides yearly
..And Apple wants in
But what if..
All independent contractors were hired?
Or fired?
What do Bitcoin, Uber, Autopilot all have in common?
Automated
Adaptable
Algorithms
They are digital platforms made up of
to influence human behaviors or replace them..
..Operating mostly unregulated
Which they may prefer..
nrc.nl
..The Engineering of Law..
How will Laws need to evolve?
to manage 3.35 billion independent contractors..
Automated
Adaptable
Algorithms
Laws need to become..
to influence human behaviors..
Laws need to be engineered
Laws can be engineered..
and Lawmakers are engineering law..
..to create a Fair Society
Not just a marketplace of 3.35 billion AI driven humans
www.Legalcomplex.com/blog
raymond@legalcomplex.com
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  1. 1. The Evolution of Law
  2. 2. How will Law evolve? A Case Study of The Netherlands
  3. 3. Ecology Economy Engineering ..its about understanding the of legislation..
  4. 4. ..The Ecology of Law..
  5. 5. How many Laws does it take? ..to manage a society of 17 million people and generate €850 billion in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Wikipedia
  6. 6. 15,390 Total # of Laws & Treaties Wetten.nl
  7. 7. How many rules do you need?
  8. 8. 217,539 Total # of Articles ..In 2008, reportedly it was just 140,000
  9. 9. What is the largest piece of legislation? and what does it regulate..
  10. 10. Money The Corporate Finance Law has 1231 articles It’s one of 270 financial laws, total 4,177 articles
  11. 11. What if there is no money to regulate?
  12. 12. ..Enter Bitcoin
  13. 13. What if every company or contractor used cryptocurrency? to exchange goods & services
  14. 14. Not a single rule in the Corporate Finance Law would apply ..according to the Minister of Finance
  15. 15. And no taxes are due ..if they did not convert it back to a normal currency
  16. 16. Because Bitcoin Is Not Money ..as well in Florida, USA
  17. 17. 62.5 Billion in projected loss based on independent contractors (aka ZZP-ers) alone ZZPBarometer
  18. 18. ..So Government wants in
  19. 19. ..The Economy of Law..
  20. 20. What is the biggest area of regulation?
  21. 21. 998 Total # of Vehicle & Traffic Laws Wetten.nl
  22. 22. 16,134 # of Articles in Vehicle & Traffic Laws
  23. 23. ..And it only takes a single article to monetize them all like artikel 2 lid 3 WahV - Law of Mulder..
  24. 24. Generating ± 9 million speeding tickets every year and.. 0 3,250,000 6,500,000 9,750,000 13,000,000 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013
  25. 25. 1 Billion in annual revenue on traffic violations z24.nl
  26. 26. What if there are no more traffic violations? or accidents
  27. 27. ..Enter Driverless Cars & Autopilot
  28. 28. Tesla’s Autopilot logged 47 Million miles in 6 months ..and Google Self Driving cars did 1.5 million in 6 years
  29. 29. Do we really need 16,134 rules to control our movements?
  30. 30. When a single mobile app would suffice..
  31. 31. ..Enter Ride-hailing apps
  32. 32. 1.1 Million # of independent contractors active on Uber HBR.org
  33. 33. 1 Billion Rides Uber.com
  34. 34. 14 Million # of independent contractors on Didi Chuxing Bloomberg.com
  35. 35. 4.15 Billion projected rides yearly
  36. 36. ..And Apple wants in
  37. 37. But what if..
  38. 38. All independent contractors were hired?
  39. 39. Or fired?
  40. 40. What do Bitcoin, Uber, Autopilot all have in common?
  41. 41. Automated Adaptable Algorithms They are digital platforms made up of to influence human behaviors or replace them..
  42. 42. ..Operating mostly unregulated
  43. 43. Which they may prefer.. nrc.nl
  44. 44. ..The Engineering of Law..
  45. 45. How will Laws need to evolve? to manage 3.35 billion independent contractors..
  46. 46. Automated Adaptable Algorithms Laws need to become.. to influence human behaviors..
  47. 47. Laws need to be engineered
  48. 48. Laws can be engineered..
  49. 49. and Lawmakers are engineering law..
  50. 50. ..to create a Fair Society Not just a marketplace of 3.35 billion AI driven humans
  51. 51. www.Legalcomplex.com/blog raymond@legalcomplex.com

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