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Jay Derenthal: How Malta Leads Security Token Regulation
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Jay Derenthal: How Malta Leads Security Token Regulation

In a recent article featured on Nasdaq’s news platform, Bitcoin Magazine writer Jay Derenthal outlined just how far ahead Malta is when it comes to cryptocurrency regulations. Despite pioneering the world’s first digital asset legislation however, the full impact of Malta on security tokens is surprisingly yet to be determined. The Requirement of Regulatory Compliance…

Anthony Pompliano Explains Why Blockchain will Disrupt Derivatives Trading
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Anthony Pompliano Explains Why Blockchain will Disrupt Derivatives Trading

Anthony ‘Pomp’ Pompliano is host of the popular “Off The Chain” podcast which has over 180,000 downloads in 120 countries. In his public newsletter, he recently discussed the DTCC’s latest advancements in utilizing blockchain technology, which he says open the door for serious disruption from non-corporatized entrepreneurs. The Further Development of DTCC’s Blockchain-based Platform The…

OpenFinance CEO: Tokenization of Alternative Assets Market has ‘Untapped Potential’
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OpenFinance CEO: Tokenization of Alternative Assets Market has ‘Untapped Potential’

In a recent Medium article, OpenFinance Network CEO and co-founder Juan M. Hernandez discussed the high potential embedded in the tokenization of the alternative assets market. While security tokens include traditional securities such as stocks, they can also encompass other assets which are susceptible to never before seen advantages. How a $7.7 Trillion Industry Awaits…

OpenFinance CEO: Security Tokens Could Bring Institutional Investors into Crypto
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OpenFinance CEO: Security Tokens Could Bring Institutional Investors into Crypto

Juan M. Hernandez, CEO of OpenFinance Network, recently took to Medium to articulate how security tokens could legitimately act as a gateway to bring institutional investors into the cryptocurrency sphere. The reason for their current caution, says Hernandez, is due to an unclear regulatory atmosphere, which doesn’t apply to security tokens. Why Institutional Investors Have…

United Arab Emirates Recognizes Crypto Assets as Securities
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United Arab Emirates Recognizes Crypto Assets as Securities

In early September 2018, the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced that it had approved a plan to regulate ICOs and recognize issued tokens as securities. Most recently, Dr. Hans Koning and Dr. David Meszaros— who are both familiar with the UAE cryptocurrency legislation— provided their input on the…

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