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ERC-1404: Another Security Token Standard from the Ethereum Community
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ERC-1404: Another Security Token Standard from the Ethereum Community

Tokensoft has officially submitted the ERC-1404 token standard as an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) subtype. While the submission does not guarantee a future implementation, the added volume of Ethereum community securities tokens reflects the continued push toward the blockchain industry’s next evolution.  Tokensoft’s Experience with Securities Tokens Though securities tokens are a very new phenomenon,…

Issuance and Securitize Pioneer to Form Securities Tokenization Authority
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Issuance and Securitize Pioneer to Form Securities Tokenization Authority

Issuance, a digital securities marketing platform, has recently announced the finalization of a considerable partnership with Securitize, an asset tokenizing enterprise. As the push for securities tokens becomes increasingly popular, both companies have seemingly put themselves at the forefront of the future in blockchain technology. Issuance and Securitize Partner to Spearhead the Tokenization of Securities…

Smartlands Platform says Stellar is a Prime Fit for Security Tokens
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Smartlands Platform says Stellar is a Prime Fit for Security Tokens

Viktor Krekotin, a Smartlands advisor and Stellar network advocate, has recently claimed that as STOs become increasingly popular, the Stellar network is the best option to handle such new offerings— especially when compared to Ethereum. There is no doubt that as STOs become more popular, the need to establish clear regulatory requirements and feasible methods of…

Ethereum Community Developing New Token Standard to Increase Security Token Credibility
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Ethereum Community Developing New Token Standard to Increase Security Token Credibility

Blockchain developers are engineering a new token standard— the ERC-1400— which aims to strengthen the versatility and overall regulatory compliance of security tokens. While the token is still under development, it features the potential to bring security tokens to a much closer level to traditional securities, which would add serious legitimacy to STOs. The ERC-1400,…

Polymath’s Graeme Moore Discusses Security Token Future
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Polymath’s Graeme Moore Discusses Security Token Future

Graeme Moore, the VP of marketing for Polymath, recently discussed the current status of security tokens. He emphasized that despite the heavy regulation in financial securities, the tokenization of securities can actually contribute to the enforcement of restrictions and regulations. Polymath’s Token Features Programmed Compliance Polymath, a platform which received $58.7 million during its January…

SEC Chairman Suggests Changes to Securities Rules that Favor STOs
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SEC Chairman Suggests Changes to Securities Rules that Favor STOs

Jay Clayton, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman since January 2017, made a recent statement which featured positive reception throughout the larger security token community. Clayton advised that the SEC is strongly open to new ways in which smaller firms can acquire capital and consequently cultivate a successful business. Increased Access to Capital Clayton’s message,…

Neon Exchange Security Token ‘NEX’ Approved for Launch
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Neon Exchange Security Token ‘NEX’ Approved for Launch

The Neon Exchange security token, NEX, has been officially classified as a security by regulators of the Financial Market Authority (FMA) of Liechtenstein. While the unprecedented mandate has obvious benefits, the implications are significant for the entirety of the digital assets market. The NEX Security Token The first and obvious benefit entails the Neon Exchange…

OpenFinance Launches SEC-Compliant Security Token Exchange
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OpenFinance Launches SEC-Compliant Security Token Exchange

Security tokens platform, OpenFinance Network (OFN), has launched a regulated trading venue platform. The alternative trading system (ATS) creates an avenue for companies seeking to tokenize their equity without running the risk of breaking regulatory obligations. The CEO of OpenFinance Network, Juan Hernandez, confirmed in an interview with Coindesk that the launch of the platform’s…

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