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Cryptocurrency Investors Seek Low Volatility in Stablecoins to Avoid Losses

The coronavirus is inflicting a significant economic impact — on traditional investments, global economies, supply chains, and of course, the cryptocurrency market. With trading prices dropping sharply, crypto investors are now turning to stablecoins as a low-volatility safe haven. How Crypto Investors are Reacting to Coronavirus With over 236,000 confirmed cases at the time of...
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Is Legislation Stifling Security Token Development in Malta?

On February 25th, 2020, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) released feedback it had gathered from Maltese security token industry participants. Ultimately, many believe regulation is holding back security token innovation — not at the national level, but at the level of the European Union. The MFSA’s Feedback on Security Tokens Explained Yesterday, the MFSA...
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Paxos, Credit Suisse Facilitate First US Equities Settlement on Blockchain

On February 20th, 2020, Paxos announced the operational launch of a new service: Paxos Settlement Service. In collaboration with Switzerland-based Credit Suisse and Nomura-owned broker-dealer Instinet, the first U.S.-listed equities have been settled using blockchain technology. Paxos Settlement Service Explained In late 2019, the U.S. SEC granted Paxos a no-action letter allowing the company to...
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