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GEAB 125

The monthly bulletin of LEAP (European Laboratory of Political Anticipation) - 15 May 2018

The Geopolitics of Cryptocurrencies: After a regulatory phase at the level of nation states in 2018/2019, international coordination will begin in 2020

Cryptocurrencies lie at the centre of many of the questions being asked by individuals, companies and market authorities, and therefore by nation states. Their position within the economic environment is becoming more and more important for several related reasons:

  • The large investments made by those people who consider cryptocurrencies safe havens or speculative tools
  • The impressive rise of fund-raising in cryptocurrencies; the famous ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) mentioned in the GEAB no 122[1] 

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