German Court Ruling Raises Questions about Bitcoin’s Legal Status

German Court Ruling Raises Questions about Bitcoin’s Legal Status


Until recently, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) classified bitcoin as a financial instrument, but a subsequent court ruling disclaimed this categorization and decided that the cryptocurrency does not meet this definition under the terms of the German Banking Act (KWG). Bitcoin Unrecognizable to German Legal Framework The Berlin Court of Appeal in September dismissed

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Posted by Yashu Gola on October 24, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/german-court-ruling-raises-questions-about-bitcoins-legal-status/

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