The Future of Bitcoin Futures
Houston Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp.539-563, 2019
27 Pages Posted: 1 Mar 2018 Last revised: 12 Mar 2019
Date Written: February 21, 2018
Bitcoin emerged as a cryptocurrency relying on new blockchain technology in 2009, but how to regulate it was not immediately clear. The recent emergence of bitcoin futures poses a new level of risk to the economy, again raising questions of regulation. This is the first law review article to examine the potential regulatory regime for bitcoin futures.
Keywords: bitcoin, bitcoin futures, futures
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