United Kingdom (UK) Report on Cryptocurrencies: With a Focus on the Law of England and Wales and the Law of Scotland

Matthias Lehmann and Tetsuo Morishita (eds), Cryptocurrencies: the impossible domestic law regime?, Intersentia (Forthcoming)

112 Pages Posted: 20 Aug 2023

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Amy Held

University Bonn

Alisdair MacPherson

University of Aberdeen

Burcu Yüksel Ripley

University of Aberdeen, School of Law

Date Written: January 31, 2022

Abstract

This report addresses cryptocurrencies in the UK with a focus on the law of England and Wales and the law of Scotland. It covers issues relating to the definition of cryptocurrencies, the regulatory framework, supervision matters, private law (including property law, succession, trusts, attachment and seizure, insolvency, pledge and other security interests, loans and tort/delict, fraud and hacking), private international law considerations, tax measures, litigation in relation to cryptocurrencies and other relevant legal issues.

Keywords: cryptocurrencies, digital assets, private law, private international law, UK, England and Wales, Scotland

JEL Classification: K10, K11, K12, K13, K20, K22, K30, K33, K34, K35, K40, K41

Suggested Citation

Held, Amy and MacPherson, Alisdair and Yüksel Ripley, Burcu, United Kingdom (UK) Report on Cryptocurrencies: With a Focus on the Law of England and Wales and the Law of Scotland (January 31, 2022). Matthias Lehmann and Tetsuo Morishita (eds), Cryptocurrencies: the impossible domestic law regime?, Intersentia (Forthcoming) , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4543838 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4543838

Amy Held

University Bonn

Alisdair MacPherson

University of Aberdeen ( email )

Taylor Building
King's College
Aberdeen, Scotland AB24 3UB
United Kingdom

Burcu Yüksel Ripley (Contact Author)

University of Aberdeen, School of Law ( email )

Taylor Building
King's College
Aberdeen, Scotland AB24 3UB
United Kingdom

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