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The UK Argues Crypto Is a New Type of Property

A new report from the U.K. Law Commission has large implications for digital assets.

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Published on: Aug 6, 2022

This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io, Chainalysis and FTX US.

On this edition of the “Weekly Recap,” NLW homes in on an interesting report out of the U.K. that would define crypto as a fundamentally new type of property – something that some crypto lawyers have been arguing in the U.S. for some time.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsors is “The Now” by Aaron Sprinkle. Image credit: Peter Dazeley/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at discord.gg/VrKRrfKCz8.