IFLR Fintech Leaders Guide: How courts are responding to the unique challenges of cryptocurrency litigation co-authored by Directors Benedict Teo and Tham Feei Sy, and Associate Yvette Fong
11 Sep 2023
Directors Benedict Teo and Tham Feei Sy, and Associate Yvette Fong co-authored an article titled “How courts are responding to the unique challenges of cryptocurrency litigation” in the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Special Focus: Fintech Leaders Guide.
In this article, Benedict, Feei Sy, and Yvette delve into the challenges faced by cryptocurrency stakeholders. Drawing on case law from Singapore and the UK, the article explores critical aspects of cryptocurrency and litigation, including jurisdictional complexities, innovative approaches to service of process, pseudonymity, and enforcement, the evolving legal concept of cryptocurrency as property, and the recognition of cryptocurrency in the context of money. These developments highlight the legal community's growing role in shaping the regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency industry and the need for a nuanced understanding of both traditional legal principles and blockchain technology.
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Reproduced with permission from IFLR. This article was first published in IFLR (published in September 2023). For further information, please visit IFLR’s website.