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"All you need to know about federal bitcoin law in Canada", CoinDesk

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In a two part article, Matthew Burgoyne of our Fintech group, gives a basic primer on the state of Canadian law as it applies to digital currency entrepreneurs. He covers the Canadian federal law as it currently applies (or more accurately, doesn’t apply) to Canadian businesses operating in the bitcoin space.

In Part II, he covers provincial regulations pertaining to, or which could pertain to, bitcoin businesses. In Canada, it’s safe to say the bulk of the action lies within the domain of our federal legislation, compared with the situation in the United States where, as Marco Santori phrased it, “the state level is really where the action is”.

Read the article on coindesk.com here!

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