Legal Bitcoin is legal in Mexico as of 2017. However, our existing laws (such as the Organised and Serious Crimes Ordinance) provide sanctions against unlawful acts involving bitcoins, such as fraud or money laundering.  In 2017 it was revealed that the proposal will require cryptocurrency exchanges and cryptocurrency wallets to identify suspicious activity.  The report states that since virtual currencies are not in a legal vacuum, the Federal Council has concluded that there is no need for legislative measures to be taken at the moment. [note 1] European legislation, including the Slovak law, does not define the activities associated with virtual currency. On 23 December 2013 the Slovenian Ministry of Finance made an announcement  stating that bitcoin is neither a currency nor an asset. Legal Bitcoin would seem to be classified pursuant to the current provisions of the PPSA simply as an intangible. Some of this downturn has lead to some sad stories appearing on social media. Ripple has followed suit, with a near 25 percent correction and litecoin is at its lowest rate in months. Miners, traders of bitcoins would be treated as businesses and would have to pay corporate income tax as well as charge a 17% VAT.
Legal Not regulated, according to a 2014 statement by the Central Bank of Brazil concerning cryptocurrencies, but is discouraged because of operational risks. While some countries have explicitly allowed its use and trade, others have banned or restricted it other currencies like bitcoin. News resources  also show that, although such activities were carried out by PBOC, they were not done via legal approaches, but by appointment instead. It is characterized by the absence of physical support such as coins, notes, payments by cheque or credit card other currencies like bitcoin.  They underlined that virtual currencies (including bitcoin): (1) are not issued or guaranteed by the central bank, (2) are not money, i. Those who diversified their cryptocurrency portfolio aren’t safe from the crash though, as bitcoin’s downturn has been felt by all the major alternative coins. Only Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (sama) have warned from using it as it is high risk and recognized in Saudi Arabia and its dealers will not be guaranteed any protection or rights. â The purchase, sale, use, and holding of so-called virtual currency is prohibited. Virtual currency is that used by internet users via the web. Legal The government of Lebanon has issued a warning discouraging the use of bitcoin and other similar systems.
Illegal On 15 November 2017 a digital services company MTDS introduced bitcoin as a mode of payment for its services in Morocco.  Regulations must be enacted before this provision becomes active,  however, once they are it is expected that dealers in digital currency will be regulated as money services businesses. At the time of writing, a single bitcoin is worth around $9,900, representing a fall of nearly $3,000 in the last 24 hours alone.Tether.. Although cryptocurrencies have traditionally had rather volatile values, bitcoin’s has been near unprecedented over the past few months. They concluded that this may pose challenges to countries in [anti-money laundering/counter terrorist financing] regulation and supervision. Those who spent more than they could afford to lose during the December peak are now watching their investments dwindle and disappear.  if not all, claim that regulation activities have been or are to be taken. .Siacoin.Qtum. Dragonchain.