CoinLawBlog.com is a forum to discuss and analyze the legal issues surrounding the rise of cryptocurrencies. More and more people are buying, trading, exchanging, and spending these emerging currencies every day. The invention and growth of the technology behind these currencies is changing the very idea of money as we know it. While entrepreneurs are developing companies to help consumers and businesses utilize this new means of exchange, the legal issues surrounding such endeavors implicate many uncharted territories.
Government regulators and policy makers are scrambling to determine the proper treatment for the emerging block chain technology and its cryptocurrency counterpart. The courts will inevitably be flooded with litigation regarding a wide spectrum of issues, including: the regulation of exchanges, banking or investing with cryptocurrincies, debt collection, taxation, and white-collar criminal matters. CoinLawBlog.com exists to analyze all emerging legal issues in the cyrptocurrency space, and to offer news and critiques of court decisions, regulatory actions, and policy movements that affect the businesses and consumers who are increasingly dependent on modern money.
CoinLawBlog provides a space for contributors and to share and discuss developing areas of the law as they relate to cryptocurrency. Use of this site or any information contained herein does not create an attorney-client relationship. Nothing written on this site is offered as, or should be construed as, or relied upon for legal advice. If you have specific legal questions, we encourage you to seek legal advice from a professional who can offer analysis unique to your situation.