In Ion Science Ltd v Persons Unknown and others the Commercial Court granted a proprietary injunction, worldwide freezing order and ancillary disclosure order against persons unknown, along with a Bankers Trust order against the parent companies of two cryptocurrency exchanges, in a cryptocurrency initial coin offering fraud claim. 

This is the first time that a court has considered the lex situs (location) of Bitcoin. Notably, the judge concluded that there was at least a serious issue to be tried that the lex situs of a cryptoasset is the place where the person or company who owns it is domiciled.