Bitcoin: Hype or Harbinger

6 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2017

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Ronald J. Colombo

Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Date Written: June 22, 2016


This article summarizes some of the key points raised at a conference convened at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law on March 3, 2016. The conference brought together luminaries from government, private practice, the marketplace, and the academy to discuss the phenomenon that is Bitcoin and its future. This article also introduces some other articles that were published by conference participants.

Keywords: bitcoin, virtual currency

JEL Classification: K20, K29

Suggested Citation

Colombo, Ronald J., Bitcoin: Hype or Harbinger (June 22, 2016). 16 J. INT’L BUS. & L. 1 (2016), Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-12, Available at SSRN:

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Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law ( email )

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