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).


Aren’t the disclosure forms for lawyers and non-lawyers identical?

@DeFi_Whiskey Thanks for pointing that out. Will edit the original post - find the non-lawyer disclosure here

Throwing my name in the hat a tad late - hope I can still be included!