Possessable Digital Assets
8 Pages Posted: 30 Jul 2021
Date Written: July 28, 2021
I respond here to questions within the Electronic Trade Documents (2021) Law Commission
Consultation Paper No 254, and the Digital Assets call for evidence (2021). I make specific recommendations regarding the criteria for possession, and argue that there is a case for extending liability in conversion to some digital assets (those identified by the relevant criteria).
Keywords: private law, property, digital assets, cryptocurrency, cryptoassets, bitcoin, restitution, tracing, obligations
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