The Future of Bitcoin Futures

27 Pages Posted: 1 Mar 2018 Last revised: 31 Jul 2018

Margaret Ryznar

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Date Written: February 21, 2018

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Ryznar, Margaret, The Future of Bitcoin Futures (February 21, 2018). Houston Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3127327 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3127327

Margaret Ryznar (Contact Author)

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law ( email )

530 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States

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