Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)

Abstract

Legal Approaches to the Regulation of Cryptocurrency and Business Ethics of ICO in the European Union

Author(s): Oleksandra Nestertsova-Sobakar, Vitaliy Prymachenko, Liudvik Valentyn, Vasyl Bereznyak, Elvira Sydorova

The article presents an analytical review of existing legal instruments for regulating the market of cryptocurrencies and ethical relations in terms of their circulation in the European Union (EU). The genesis of law and regulatory instruments in the field of virtual currencies within the EU were presented. The mechanism of legal interaction of the main EU institutions and regulators on the cryptocurrency market was presented, and the main problems and shortcomings of legal support for the functioning of the cryptocurrency at the current stage of development of the EU legal system were identified.