Staffing Process for Proposals

If you would like to work on a proposal, please complete the disclosure on GitHub:

Once your disclosure is completed, please submit the intake form for staffing:

Here are the proposals (please use this numbering when applying):

DAO Structure & Risk Mitigation Bounties:
1. Build DAO Coop / Labor Union Model
2. Model Foundation / DAO back-to-back docs / structure
3. Limited liability for DAOs, forking California nonprofit unincorporated association statute
4. DAO tax safe harbor (cross-category with model legislation/regs) - proposal to establish a safe harbor for smart contract systems that if they pay a ‘greater of’ %-based or flat tax, they will fit into safe harbor for certain tax-related risks
5. Guidance paper regarding DAO legal claim standing, attorney client privilege issues, and proposed model structures and parameters for proper DAO legal defense funding
Model Legislation/Regulation Bounties:
6. Section 409A amendment to improve tax treatment of vesting token awards + fork of yearn vesting contract that complements the amendment proposal
7. Fork of Hester Peirce Safe Harbor (address lack of smart contract coverage & other issues)
8. Amendments to Beyer Crypto Bill (carve-out algo stablecoins, improve desecuritization process, better - clarity on not covering DeFi)
Policy/Legal Position Paper Bounties:
9. Position paper on why DeFi smart contract transactions do not meet definitions of ‘swap’
10. Why Worker-Driven DeFi communities are different from VC-backed communities and legal ramifications
11. DeFi Functional Overview (functional overview, review against risk frameworks, discuss implications/application of CEA)
12. Position paper on the MiCA Commission’s proposal, its potential application to DeFi protocols and basis for why its application should be limited in scope and recommendations / modifications of the existent rules to cover risks posed
13. Workable AML/KYC Compliance Model - compliance for regulated entities at fiat on and off-ramps

As part of your application, we will need the following:
○ Proposal(s) of interest (list by #)
○ The link to your disclosure on GitHub
○ Skill set/credentials (sell yourself/ narrative (years in practice etc) and links to professional profile)
○ Wallet Address
○ Other comments (conflicts/other affiliations, anything else you would like to add)
○ Time commitment pledge + attestation:

  • Work will be new/original/ not owned by anyone else etc)
  • Please do not take on work that you cannot complete in the required time frame

By submitting your application, you acknowledge and understand that any work product/deliverables will be open sourced by LeXpunK and credit attributed to our core DAOs for sponsoring the work (we will list contributors by twitter handle if desired).