Crypto-currencies in bankruptcy: Specifics of Belarusian regulation By Ivan Simanovsky

The much talked-of Decree No.8 “On the Development of Digital Economy” has been in effect since March 28 of this year (further referred to as the “Decree”). Among other things, it is aimed at the creation of conditions for implementing the Blockchain technology in the Belarusian economy and it secures the terms of Blockchain itself in the legal environment of Belarus (smart contract, token, owner and offering of tokens), and it introduces the definitions of crypto-currency, its operator and the operator of its exchange, the e-wallet, mining etc.