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Neufund Partners with Ledger to Establish a New Means of Security Token Management
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Neufund Partners with Ledger to Establish a New Means of Security Token Management

As of December 6th 2018, Neufund and Ledger have partnered to provide a secure framework for the management of security tokens. The partnership entails the integration of Neufund issued digital assets with a developing Ledger application. The two have worked together since late-2017, displaying a strong history of collaboration. Details of the Partnership between Neufund…

Tokeny and Security Token Network Announce Partnership
Business, STOs

Tokeny and Security Token Network Announce Partnership

A new strategic partnership between Tokeny and the Security Token Network for the purposes of broader industry adoption has been announced. The two projects share a common belief in on-chain solutions for the tokenized security space. The security token industry is still in the process of building the foundational partnerships for its long-term development. Now,…

Judge Rules in Favor of DRW Investments LLC against CFTC
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Judge Rules in Favor of DRW Investments LLC against CFTC

A New York federal judge has just ruled in favor of DRW Investments LLC in a case brought against it by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). DRW is also the company that owns Cumberland, a major cryptoassets management firm. In 2013, the CFTC filed a lawsuit against DRW for alleged market manipulation but a…

GSX, tZERO, +10 others Form Open-Source Consortium Focused on Security Token Interoperability and Compliance
Business, Technology

GSX, tZERO, +10 others Form Open-Source Consortium Focused on Security Token Interoperability and Compliance

The Millbrook Accord was recently established by a collective of 12 blockchain industry leaders. The group— which will be governed by the Blockchain Token Association (BAT)— is set to provide open source collaboration to achieve solutions regarding interoperability and regulatory compliance for security tokens. Security Token Consortium ‘The Millbrook Accord’ Explained Industry leaders in the…

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: “I’m not going to change rules just to fit a technology”
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SEC Chairman Jay Clayton: “I’m not going to change rules just to fit a technology”

In a recent discussion, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton highlighted his stance concerning cryptocurrencies, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), and securities laws. Ultimately, Clayton’s opinion suggests that most cryptocurrencies— including security tokens— are subject to the SEC’s existing securities regulations. The SEC’s Stance on Security Token Regulation Explained SEC Chairman Jay…

Thai Regulators Unsure of Legal Framework for Security Token Offerings
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Thai Regulators Unsure of Legal Framework for Security Token Offerings

Regulators in Thailand are unsure of the best means to regulate security tokens. Thailand’s own securities authority has acknowledged there are currently several possibilities, but the peculiarities of security tokens have resulted in a lack of clear regulatory guidelines. Now, some are worried that the ambiguity will drive business out of Thailand. Security Token Regulations:…

US Treasury Uses Digital Currency Addresses to Designate Iran-Based Financial Facilitators of Cyber Crime
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US Treasury Uses Digital Currency Addresses to Designate Iran-Based Financial Facilitators of Cyber Crime

The US Treasury has announced its use of digital currency addresses in the designation of Iran-based financial facilitators involved in SamSam ransomware attacks. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has attributed digital currency addresses to designated individuals involved in cyber crimes for the first time in the history of the organization. Ali Khorashadizadeh…

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