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Science Blockchain Announces They Will Utilize the Securitize’s Digital Securities (DS) Protocol for Their Security Tokens
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Science Blockchain Announces They Will Utilize the Securitize’s Digital Securities (DS) Protocol for Their Security Tokens

Science Blockchain, an incubator for sponsoring and growing blockchain-based companies, has announced that their own tokenized security offerings will use the compliance protocol as laid out by Securitize. Securitize has been making headway this year as it seeks to establish itself as one of the leading compliance platforms for the security token industry. Now, they…

Atomic Capital Releases Toolkit For Streamlined Digital Security Readiness and Reporting
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Atomic Capital Releases Toolkit For Streamlined Digital Security Readiness and Reporting

Atomic Capital has officially released an open source digital security readiness checklist to facilitate compliant and successful digital security issuances. The company also unveiled their transparency and reporting tool, providing businesses with a means to clearly demonstrate their Key Performance Indicators to potential investors. Atomic Capital’s Digital Security Readiness Tool Explained The team at Atomic…

SEC Orders CoinAlpha Crypto Fund to Shut Down
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SEC Orders CoinAlpha Crypto Fund to Shut Down

In an extension of their crackdown against unregistered securities, the SEC has officially issued a cease-and-desist order for CoinAlpha to close down their cryptocurrency investment fund. The SEC has instructed the Delaware-registered CoinAlpha Advisors LLC to close their cryptocurrency investment fund over failing to register, the government body reported this weekend. All exchange funds must…

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
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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
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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…

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