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BitGo Acquires Security Token Platform Harbor in Industry First

On February 18th, 2020, digital asset custodian BitGo acquired Harbor, a securities tokenization platform. Through the acquisition, BitGo will extend beyond custodial services and break into the “issuing, trading, and transferring” of security tokens. The deal is set to make BitGo the world’s first company with broker-dealer, transfer agent, and qualified custodian licenses. BitGo Acquires...
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Blockchain, Technology

Overstock Shareholders Vote to Approve Transition to Digital Dividends

On February 13th, 2020, shareholders voted to approve the company’s Series A-1 Preferred Stock dividend transition to digital shares. Investors can expect to receive the dividends no later than April of 2020. The shares will trade exclusively on tZERO’s Alternative Trading System (ATS). Overstock Shareholders Vote to Approve Digital Transition Earlier today, (OSTK)...
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Smartlands Adapts Legal Framework Following Liechtenstein Blockchain Act

On February 12th, 2020, security token platform Smartlands announced a revision regarding its legal framework. The Liechtenstein Blockchain Act took effect earlier this year, allowing for a number of regulatory benefits related to tokenization. Smartlands has now expanded its legal structure to base future projects on Liechtenstein’s new laws. Smartlands’ Transition After the Liechtenstein Blockchain...

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