Proceedings of the XIV European-Asian Law Congress "The Value of Law" (EAC-LAW 2020)

Legal Issues of Using Blockchain Technology in the Issue and Circulation of Criptocurrency

Authors
Maria Aleksandrovna Egorova, Olga Vladimirovna Kozhevina
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Maria Aleksandrovna Egorova
Available Online 7 December 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201205.016How to use a DOI?
Keywords
digital law, cryptocurrency, blockchain, legal regulation
Abstract

The article discusses the legislative regulation of digital products based on distributed registry technology - the blockchain. In particular, much attention is paid to the legal regulation of the issue, storage, exchange, purchase and sale of cryptocurrency. The study is based on a modern scientific methodology, including the doctrinal method, systematic approach and legal cybernetics, analysis of legislation and a comparative approach, legal statistics, legal forecasting. The novelty is the development, based on the systematization of foreign experience, regarding universal approaches to the legal regulation of mining and the cryptocurrency market. The specific problems of each sector of the activity on the issue and use of cryptocurrencies, as well as the main risks, were identified. The result of the study includes the identification of key aspects of the legal regulation of cryptocurrencies in different jurisdictions; determination of the content of the mechanism of their legal regulation; proposals regarding changes in domestic legislation on the regulation of mining and the cryptocurrency market. The content of digital law as a new emerging sub-sector is indicated. Conclusions are drawn about the need for a legislative framework for the functioning of the digital market, including the cryptocurrency business. According to the authors, this is fundamentally important for full-fledged market integration in the global economic space, as well as the formation of a framework for the uniformity of digital law at the level of different jurisdictions.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the XIV European-Asian Law Congress "The Value of Law" (EAC-LAW 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
7 December 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-290-8
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201205.016How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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