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A Legal Overview: What Is Cryptocurrency?

Legal Assistant Administrative Law, Business Law, Regulatory Law

With the launch of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrency crossed over from being nothing more than an academic idea to becoming a (virtual) reality. Since then, there has been an explosion in the number of different cryptocurrencies on the market and, with it, an ever-growing need for certainty over their legal implications. Central banks, tax agencies, and regulatory authorities in the …