In Russia, defined the status of bitcoin

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The ninth arbitration appeal court in Moscow has recognized the cryptocurrency property and ordered the debtor to transfer administrator access crypto to include it in the bankruptcy estate. About it RBC was told by the plaintiff’s financial Manager Alexei Leonov.

Our database of arbitration cases not yet published reasoning of the decision, according to the information in the card, the court decided “to cancel the definition completely and resolve the issue on the merits.” As Leonov said to RIA Novosti, thus, the court in Russia for the first time allowed the question of the status of the cryptocurrency.

Leonov went to court because of disagreements with the bankrupt by Ilya Cariculum, the plaintiff asked the court to include in the bankruptcy estate wallet Blockchain.info which Leonov told himself kings. The court did not recognize the cryptocurrency of the property or other asset, calling it “character set from the Internet”.

How to write family-owned Demyan Kudryavtsev, the newspaper “Vedomosti”, in the bitcoin wallet Tsarkova 0,2 (1,8 thousand dollars at the exchange rate of 7 may). Leonov does not know how to implement cryptocurrencies, this is solved in court.

By law in Russia the status of bitcoin and other digital currencies are not defined. The Ministry of Finance in January presented the draft of the law where cryptocurrency is not recognized as a legitimate means of payments, but not prohibited.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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