The U.S. Department of Justice has won the right to confiscate money and items Alexandre Cazes enjoyed from his dark web e-commerce empire's riches.
The Reserve Bank of India has argued at the Supreme Court that bitcoin cannot be recognized as either money or currency.
Blockchain can now be legally used to authenticate evidence in legal disputes in China, according to a ruling from the country's Supreme Court.
Crypto startup Circle has hired a former Department of Homeland Security general counsel as its new chief legal officer.
Convicts on parole in the southern Chinese city of Zhongshan can now find themselves being tracked over a blockchain network.
An Australian federal agency is developing a blockchain that will allow businesses to carry out transactions based on smart legal contracts.
A group of judges, lawmakers and industry experts in South Korea are forming a new law society to discuss legal issues surrounding blockchain.
The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.
The U.S. state of Ohio has joined Arizona in legally recognizing data stored and transacted on blockchain.
Dubai is planning to develop what it calls a "Court of the Blockchain" as part of a wider push for smart government operations.