In order for Bitcoin to develop and grow, its legal status will have to be clarified. As it happens, this digital currency is attracting more and more attention from governments around the world. Several of them are currently studying the phenomenon in order to better understand it and find ways of regulating its use. This Economic Note presents an analysis of the situation in Canada and in other countries that have adopted regulatory frameworks for Bitcoin.
Media release: Bitcoin’s future hinges on a clear legal status
Bitcoin: More Than a Currency, a Potential for Innovation (Economic Note, January 15, 2014)
|Give the currency simple rules (National Post, June 5, 2014)|