Part II: Public Law and Cryptocurrencies The Institution of Property – Form and Function

[Ed note: This post, published on the “Law and Other Things” blog, has been co- authored by Namratha Murugeshan and  Prachi Srikant Tadsare. The views expressed by the authors are in a personal capacity and do not reflect the views of the institution the authors are affiliated to.]

On December 28, 2017 the South Korean government banned domestic cryptocurrency exchanges from allowing users to transact through anonymous accounts.

Anguk Law Offices is a small boutique firm in Seoul holding itself out as a firm for foreign investors and immigrants. But, it is in the spotlight in the cryptocurrency and public law space as a result of this ban. Anguk is putting forward a unique argument on behalf of cryptocurrency investors in retaliation to the South Korean government’s administrative guidance.

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Misnomer of the Decade: Crypto -“currency” Part I : What is Crypto- “currency” and How Does It Work?

[Ed note: This post, published on the “Law and Other Things” blog, has been co- authored by Namratha Murugeshan and  Prachi Srikant Tadsare. The views expressed by the authors are in a personal capacity and do not reflect the views of the institution the authors are affiliated to.]

A lawyer and her client walk into a room full of accountants. The client looks at the room and says, “I hereby pay my lawyer, X units.” All the accountants note this transaction in their ledgers.[1]

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