Bitcoin: How Is It Regulated?

73 Pages Posted: 1 May 2018 Last revised: 29 Jun 2018

Date Written: February 1, 2018

Abstract

This paper addresses how bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are regulated, primarily in the United States.

Keywords: bitcoin, cryptocurrency, virtual currency, digital currency, securities and exchange commission, commodity futures trading commission, fincen, money laundering, ICO, initial coin offering, bitlicense, irs, regulation, regulated

Suggested Citation

Fein, Melanie L., Bitcoin: How Is It Regulated? (February 1, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3166894 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3166894

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