Quoines in Cryptopia : When (if ever) are Cryptoasset Exchanges Trustees?

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-81
Journal / PublicationThe Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2020


Discusses, with reference to the Singapore Court of Appeal ruling in Quoine Pty Ltd v B2C2 Ltd, and the New Zealand High Court decision in Ruscoe v Cryptopia Ltd (In Liquidation), whether cryptoassets are capable of being held on trust, and if so, when this may occur. Reviews key features of the cases, their examination of the relationship between cryptoasset exchanges and their customers, and the issues they address.

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  • Breach of trust, Cryptocurrencies, Cryptocurrency exchanges, Digital assets, New Zealand, Singapore, Trust property, Trustees

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