A Comparative Analysis on the Current Legislative Trends in Regulation of Private Law Aspects of Digital Assets

Maxim Bashkatov, Florian Heindler, Oliver Völkel, Burcu Yuksel, Anton Zimmermann

Research output: Working paper


This article provides a comparative analysis on the issue of regulation of private law aspects of digital assets in Austria, Germany, Russia and the United Kingdom. It is the first comparative legal piece of writing which addresses the attempts to create private law rules drafted specifically to regulate various types of digital assets and provides suggestions on the application of the existing private law rules to digital assets in the selected jurisdictions.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 9 Apr 2019

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NameAberdeen Centre for Commercial Law



  • digital asset
  • intangible asset
  • cryptoasset
  • cryptocurrency
  • blockchain
  • bitcoin
  • distributed ledger technology

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