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


Peculiarities of the Legal Control of Cryptocurrency Circulation in Ukraine

Author(s): Svetlana Drobyazko, Roman Blahuta, Volodymyr Gurkovskyi, Volodymyr Marchenko, Larysa Shevchenko

The article discusses the issues of the legal control of cryptocurrency in the system of civil rights under Ukrainian law and bills submitted to the Parliament of Ukraine. It is proved that the emergence of cryptocurrency in developed countries is an evolutionary stage of the cash form. This requires changes in the legislation of legal and tax control, which are able to form a protective mechanism against cybercrime and fraud in the field of cryptocurrency circulation. The possibility of evaluating cryptocurrency as electronic means, currency values, information, money, intellectual law and other property is being considered. The risks of possible fraud of transactions with cryptocurrency as the consequences of unregulated legislation were analyzed. The prospects of the settlement of cryptocurrency circulation in Ukraine were considered.