Bitcoin as property: AA v Persons Unknown Re Bitcoin

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Abstract

Comments on AA v Persons Unknown (Comm) on whether Bitcoins were property for the purpose of an interim application for a proprietary injunction relating to the ransom paid in connection with a cyber attack. Reviews the discussion of Bitcoin as property by the UK Jurisdictional Taskforce's Legal Statement on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts, endorsed in the judgment, including the classification of property, and remaining questions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186-194
Number of pages6
JournalConveyancer and Property Lawyer
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2020

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