Amy Aixi Zhang is the Policy Counsel at Paradigm. Prior to joining Paradigm, Amy was an associate in the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton where she was a member of the Banking and Financial Institutions Group for two years. Amy received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2020, where she was the President and Co-Founder of the Harvard Law School Blockchain and FinTech Initiative and worked in the Cyber Unit of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Before law school, Amy worked at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, and as a journalist. Amy has a B.A. from New York University.
1. Introduction In the wake of Ethereum’s transition to a proof-of-stake consensus mechanism (“the Merge”), various commentators have suggested that Ethereum’s new staking model could result in its native token [→]