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Atomic Capital Issues its First Digital Security on Ethereum
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Atomic Capital Issues its First Digital Security on Ethereum

Atomic Capital has announced the official release of its ERC-20 compatible security token standard. In addition to the release, the standard’s first digital security has already been issued on the Ethereum blockchain. Atomic Capital’s Digital Security Standard (DSS) Explained Many projects in the developing security token space have established their own ERC-20 compatible security token…

SEC Issues Detailed Statement on Tokenized Securities
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SEC Issues Detailed Statement on Tokenized Securities

The SEC has issued a statement regarding the emerging class of “digital asset securities.” In it, the SEC is open to allowing blockchain technology to naturally develop and add to the richness of the market but warns security token issuers to stay within the bounds of existing regulations. When the SEC publically comments on something,…

John McAfee helps Tokenize Picasso Painting on Ethereum Blockchain
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John McAfee helps Tokenize Picasso Painting on Ethereum Blockchain

Maecenas has teamed up with Ethershift and John McAfee to tokenize an unspecified painting by Pablo Picasso on Ethereum. An auction for tokenized partial-ownership of the painting will take place near the end of 2018 and follows Maecenas’ successful tokenization of an Andy Warhol painting just two months ago. How Fine Art has Become Tokenized…

Securrency Partners with Vertalo to Expand the Security Token Economy
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Securrency Partners with Vertalo to Expand the Security Token Economy

Securrency, a financial services technology company, has just announced that they are partnering with Vertalo to bring compliance and liquidity to the tokenized security economy. Vertalo will be integrating Securrency’s security token protocols onto its registry and compliance-based systems. Compliance is one of the building blocks for the security token industry, a necessary precondition for…

MAS and SGX Develop Blockchain Agnostic Prototypes to Shorten Settlement Cycles
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MAS and SGX Develop Blockchain Agnostic Prototypes to Shorten Settlement Cycles

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have integrated blockchain technology and smart contracts to significantly shorten settlement periods. Along with the technology of Nasdaq, Deloitte, and Anquan, the new interoperable prototypes will bring benefits to finance that have yet to be seen. How MAS and SGX Have Shortened Settlement Periods for…

Assure Services Prepares to Launch Tokenized Funds on Ravencoin
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Assure Services Prepares to Launch Tokenized Funds on Ravencoin

Assure Services has purchased more than 700 asset names on the Ravencoin platform. The purchase comes with plans to tokenize funds and offer unspecified blockchain-based services. How Ravencoin Assists in the Push for Security Tokens Assure Services made waves throughout the Ravencoin community after announcing the purchase of over 700 asset names just 7 days…

B2BX Crypto Exchange Granted Full Regulatory Approval in Estonia
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B2BX Crypto Exchange Granted Full Regulatory Approval in Estonia

As of November 12th 2018, the B2BX cryptocurrency exchange has received approval for a regulatory license from the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). The license allows for B2BX to compliantly offer the trading of cryptocurrencies in Estonia including crypto-to-crypto trades and in the future, crypto-to-fiat parings. How B2BX is Set to Become Regulatory Compliant in…

Singapore Exchange Invests in STO Platform
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Singapore Exchange Invests in STO Platform

As of November 8th 2018, two large financial organizations have invested in Singapore-based Security Token Offering (STO) platform iSTOX. In significantly differing from traditional cryptocurrency exchanges, iSTOX will offer security tokens which can only be bought and sold in fiat currency. How iSTOX Plans to Launch the Next Security Token Platform Heliconia Capital Management and…

SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder with Operating an Unregistered Securities Exchange
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SEC Charges EtherDelta Founder with Operating an Unregistered Securities Exchange

As of November 8th 2018, the SEC has charged EtherDelta founder Zachary Coburn with operating an unregistered exchange. Despite EtherDelta functioning as a decentralized, ERC-20 token trading platform, they were charged with facilitating the trade of assets classified as securities without following the required steps outlined by the SEC. Details of EtherDelta’s Charges Explained The…

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