Dr. Oliver Völkel, LL.M. in the current issue of the Austrian Journal for Financial Law: Fundamental questions, for example how Bitcoin & Co are to be treated under Austrian property law, have been preoccupying lawyers for a while now. How do the rules of possession apply? How is ownership transferred? In this current article, Oliver Völkel looks at the trustworthiness of the technology and examines the role it plays in answering these legal questions.

You can read the whole article here – in German only.