A global legal and regulatory guide to cryptocurrencies - Chapter 1

Chapter 1: An introduction to cryptocurrencies

Publication May 2015

Norton Rose Fulbright’s global blockchain and cryptocurrency team has produced a global legal and regulatory guide to cryptocurrencies.

The guide is issued in a series of chapters, published monthly.

Chapter 1: An introduction to cryptocurrencies

In this first chapter, we look at:

  • The development of cryptocurrencies
  • Adoption of cryptocurrency
  • Considerations for businesses looking at cryptocurrency technology: the potential benefits and risks
  • How cryptocurrencies work in practice

Other chapters in the series:

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