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Virtual Currency Regulation Law Review - Belgian chapter

Virtual Currency Regulation Law Review

Virtual Currency Regulation Law Review - Belgian chapter

24.10.2019

The second edition of the Virtual Currency Regulation Law Review is intended to provide a practical, business-focused analysis of recent legal and regulatory changes and developments, and of their effects, and to look forward at expected trends in the area of virtual currencies on a country-by-country basis.

The Review is a country-by-country analysis of developing regulatory initiatives aimed at fostering innovation, while at the same time protecting the public and mitigating systemic risk concerning trading and transacting in virtual currencies.

In the Belgian Chapter of this Review, Michiel Van Roey (former Lawyer in the IP/TMT department at Stibbe) and Louis Bidaine (Junior associate at Stibbe’s IP/TMT department) shed light on the legal framework in Belgium that applies to virtual currencies, taking into account financial securities and investment laws, legislation in relation to e-money, payment services, anti-money laundering, taxation and criminal law, as well as the Belgian legal framework that applies to the several virtual currency market participants. 

The Virtual Currency Regulation Law Review is an international publication published by The Law Reviews. This review is focused on developments and trends in the in the area of virtual currencies.

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