This report surveys the legal and policy landscape surrounding cryptocurrencies around the world. This report covers 130 countries as well as some regional organizations that have issued laws or policies on the subject. The past four years have seen cryptocurrencies become ubiquitous, prompting more national and regional authorities to grapple with their regulation. The expansive growth of cryptocurrencies makes it possible to identify emerging patterns.
Full Report (PDF, 1.4MB)
Map: Legal Status of Cryptocurrencies (PDF, 404KB)
Map: Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrencies (PDF, 696KB)
Map: Countries that Have or Are Issuing National or Regional Cryptocurrencies (PDF, 638KB)
Source: Library of Congress