Standard Shari’ah Regulatory Frameworks of Cryptocurrency

  • Mohd Ma’Sum Billah
  • Asma Hakimah Ab Halim
  • Aminurasyed Mahpop


In recent years, it has been observed that the research on cryptocurrency has taken its place in many countries. But the same has not been experienced yet under the Shari’ah principles, mainly because there are still ongoing debates regarding the permissibility (Halal), non-permissibility (Haram), Grarar (uncertainty), and Gash (deceiving) in this platform and its transactions. Some countries recognize the platform, while some are still with reservation in dealing with cryptocurrency. Despite various approaches by many scholars in dealing with the cryptocurrency issues, the regulatory bodies do not deny the need to regulate this platform to ensure that the aspect of risk and malpractices could be minimized.


Cryptocurrency Regulatory frameworks Shari’ah Global 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohd Ma’Sum Billah
    • 1
  • Asma Hakimah Ab Halim
    • 2
  • Aminurasyed Mahpop
    • 2
  1. 1.Finance, Insurance, Fintech and InvestmentIslamic Economics Institute, King Abdul Aziz UniversityJeddahKingdom of Saudi Arabia
  2. 2.Faculty of LawUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangi SelangorMalaysia

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