Kaal Consulting provides emerging technology consulting services across industry sectors with a focus on strategy, business concepts, business disruption, innovation and end-to-end adoption scenario analysis.

RESEARCH

Kaal Consulting is in the unique position to provide emerging technology consulting services based on existing proprietary datasets and the ongoing research initiatives it generates

SYNERGIES

Creating synergies for our clients to build and expand successful businesses on existing and emerging technology solutions

NEW REVENUE LINES

Kaal Consulting has created completely new revenue lines for international enterprises with existing products and for startups

KEY VERTICALS

Strategic consulting services across industries in key verticals

Kaal Consulting focuses on emerging and distributed technologies, innovation, applications, use cases, smart contracts, the evolution of decentralized infrastructure products.

EXPERTISE

Existing clients include international companies with established products and startups

CRYPTO ECONOMICS

Research-backed expertise on token structures, incentive design, and economics

NETWORK

Network of key affiliates and partners across industries and verticals provide clients with quick access to solutions and top talent

INDEPENDENCE

Impartial expertise and independence facilitates a neutral perspective on key decisions

THE BACKGROUND

Wulf Kaal is a leading expert on Emerging Distributed Technology. His research focuses on innovation, crypto economics, decentralized applications, smart contracts, and the crypto evolution, including 4th generation decentralized infrastructure products. Before entering the academy, he was associated with Cravath, Swain & Moore LLP, in New York, and Goldman Sachs in London, UK.

Kaal advises international policy makers, enterprises, governments, startups, and private investment funds on emerging technology strategies, disruption, innovation, adoption scenarios, and blockchain based solutions in FinTech. As an advisor and mentor, Kaal focuses on creating synergies for his clients to build successful new businesses on existing and emerging technology solutions.

Kaal is a leading expert and the most widely published proponent of blockchain innovation in law and corporate governance as well as dynamic regulation and associated regulatory applications to improve and expand innovation, including through emerging technology and smart contracting.

As a professor and technologist, Kaal speaks regularly at leading technology conferences in the United States, Europe, and Asia. His speaking engagements include presentations at the European Central Bank, Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Chicago, UCLA, George Washington University, Northwestern University, Emory University, and the University of Notre Dame, Bocconi University, and Tilburg University, among many others.

Kaal teaches Disruptive Innovation, Coding for Lawyers, Decentralization, Dynamic Regulation, Private Investment Funds, Federal Securities Regulation, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Finance, and European Union Law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis. He has previously taught at the University of Minnesota Law School, Humboldt University in Berlin Germany, European Business School in Wiesbaden Germany, and Tilburg University Law School in the Netherland.

Kaal is also a leading expert on private investment fund regulation and compliance and private investment fund innovation in finance. His scholarship constitutes over 85% of the empirical and theoretical scholarship on private fund regulation in the United States. Using hand-selected and commercial databases that have industry-wide application, Professor Kaal applies empirical methods to investigate the effects of financial regulation across a wide spectrum of regulatory issues. His theoretical research focuses on the use of finance and economic theory to analyze and inform financial and regulatory policy. Kaal’s study on the effects of hedge fund registration requirements under Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Act has gained national attention and was covered in a Business Week article and other journals.

As a consultant, Kaal assists clients with emerging technology projects.  He regularly advises major corporations and private investment funds regarding various aspects of financial markets and their interaction with cryptocurrencies.  He also assists major international law firms in complex litigation involving private investment funds, alternative investments and crypto assets.

His consulting and legal expert engagements include topics such as digital assets, blockchain infrastructure, stable cryptocurrencies, crypto hedge funds, corporate law, federal securities regulation, fiduciary duties, voting requirements, conduct and duties of board of directors, insider trading, duties and obligations of broker-dealers and investment advisers, SEC oversight of investment advisers, compliance of private investment funds, among many others. Kaal is also a FINRA arbitrator.

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