The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Australia; Austria; India; Japan; Liechtenstein; Mexico; Singapore; South Korea; Switzerland; Taiwan; Turkey
The set of questions relating to the topic of Cryptoassets & Blockchain and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
What legal framework governs cryptoassets? Is there specific legislation governing cryptoassets and businesses transacting with cryptoassets?
How would you describe the government’s general approach to the regulation of cryptoassets in your jurisdiction?
Which government authorities regulate cryptoassets and businesses transacting with cryptoassets?
What penalties can regulators impose for violations relating to cryptoassets?
Which courts have jurisdiction over disputes involving cryptoassets?
Is it legal to own or possess cryptocurrency, use cryptocurrency in commercial transactions and exchange cryptocurrency for local fiat currency in your jurisdiction?
What fiat currencies are commonly used in your jurisdiction?
What are the leading industry associations addressing legal and policy issues relating to cryptoassets?
What attributes do the regulators consider in determining whether a cryptoasset is subject to regulation under the laws in your jurisdiction?
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