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31 January 2020
Andy McGregor Bitcoin is 'property' and can therefore be subject of proprietary injunction

United Kingdom - RPC

Following recent case law on the matter, the High Court has found that bitcoin can be 'property' and can therefore be the subject of a proprietary injunction. In reaching its conclusion, the court adopted the detailed analysis of the issue set out in the UK Jurisdictional Task Force's November 2019 Legal Statement on Crypto-Assets and Smart Contracts, thereby providing a far more detailed judicial basis for the finding than found in previous cases.

Authors: Andy McGregor, Chris Whitehouse
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