Crypto-Litigation: An Empirical Overview for 2020–Present

Moin A. Yahya, Nicole Pecharsky
2022 SMU Science and Technology Law Review  
This article is an empirical analysis of the past two years of litigation around cryptocurrencies and other crypto-assets. We collected data points, from nearly 300 cases, over the past two years and then classified them by the various litigated issues. This article provides a breakdown of these issues as well as the jurisdictions from where these cases come from. The discussion reviews a few notable cases to illustrate what kinds of disputes have been brought to the courts. As we move into a
more » ... w round of litigation due to a recent drop in the prices of cryptocurrencies, we hope that past experiences will guide lawyers and the courts in navigating the next wave of cryptolitigation.
doi:10.25172/smustlr.25.2.4 fatcat:uk6lmvxvp5bshese375tkkvbhe