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Security Token Network Releases Definitive Guide...
by Mark Knowles on January 18, 2019 at 10:13 am
Leading STO research and consulting company Security Token Network (STN) has this week launched an industry first - the WhiteDeck - a comprehensive guide for developing, pitching and fundraising a Security Token Offering.The post Security Token […]
Huobi Japan Among 17 Crypto Exchanges Granted New...
by Ashley MAO on January 18, 2019 at 8:33 am
Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Group, following its recent merger with BitTrade, has announced that Huobi Japan has relaunched as a fully regulated exchange under the auspices of Japan’s Financial Services Agency.The post Huobi […]
EU Financial Regulator Calls For New Asset Class...
by Andrew Rosenbaum on January 17, 2019 at 8:26 pm
ESMA is calling for a “bespoke regime” for cryptoassets, so they would be treated as an entirely new asset class, and thus not subject to controls by national securities regulators.The post EU Financial Regulator Calls For New Asset […]
Security Tokens the Next Step for Regulated...
by Dave Pulis on January 11, 2019 at 7:31 am
Security Token Offerings (STOs) are innovative in the sense that they are mitigating a number of known issues with traditional securities trading due to the transparency of the digital ledger technologies.The post Security Tokens the Next Step for […]
LCOs Are The Future For Crypto
by Andrew Rosenbaum on January 11, 2019 at 6:21 am
The Listed Company Coin Offering is an idea whose time has come. For the cryptocurrency industry, with ICOs bedevilled by regulatory wrangling across the globe, the LCO could provide a new source of stable growth.The post LCOs Are The Future For […]
Following $500m Hacking Scandal Coincheck To...
by Mark Knowles on December 20, 2018 at 11:45 am
Coincheck, a Japan-based crypto exchange that lost over $500 million in investors’ funds due to a hacking attack in early-2018, is now close to receiving full licensing from Japan’s chief financial watchdog, the Financial Services Agency […]
UK Government Releases Crypto Tax Guidelines
by Mark Knowles on December 20, 2018 at 11:12 am
The United Kingdom’s tax agency, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), published a comprehensive overview of its approach to the taxation of cryptoassets on its website this Wednesday (Dec 19). “This paper sets out HMRC’s […]
Gibraltar’s Financial Watchdog Grants DLT...
by Ashley MAO on December 20, 2018 at 10:27 am
The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has granted a distributed ledger technology (DLT) licence to eToroX, the digital asset subsidiary of global investment platform eToro. Created in 2018 by eToro, a global multi-asset investment […]
Saudi Arabia and UAE to Launch Cryptocurrency for...
by Mark Knowles on December 13, 2018 at 1:46 pm
The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) and the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) have announced plans to issue a cryptocurrency to facilitate financial transactions between the two nations. The announcement was made by CBUAE […]
US Cryptoasset Legislation Aims To Protect...
by Ashley MAO on December 13, 2018 at 12:28 pm
In a rare example of bipartisan cooperation two US congressmen, Democrat Darren Soto and Republican Ted Budd, have introduced two pieces of legislation aimed at helping prevent virtual currency price manipulation and position the US as a leader in […]