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Gibraltar Updates DLT Regulation to “Capture a Natural Evolution” of Digital Assets

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) reports that it is updating its regulatory approach pertaining to Distributed Ledger Technology Providers (DLT). Gibraltar describes the update as a “natural evolution of the defined regulatory principles.” Gibraltar was quick to embrace digital assets – both securities and cryptocurrencies…. Read More

Gibraltar: INX Security Token Claims Largest Crypto IPO to Date

HM Government of Gibraltar has issued a statement welcoming Gibraltar-domiciled company INX, a digital securities issuer that is kicking off its security token offering this week.  Gibraltar is a self-governing and self-financing democracy that is a British Overseas Territory. The country has targeted the digital… Read More

Gibraltar to Introduce Regulations for Reducing Alleged Market Manipulation by Blockchain or DLT Firms

Albert Isola, Gibraltar’s minister for digital and financial services, has confirmed that the territory will be introducing regulatory guidelines specifically for eliminating or reducing market manipulation – which is allegedly being carried out by crypto and blockchain companies. Isola explained in a recent interview with… Read More

Huobi Plans Collaboration on Blockchain with University of Gibraltar

Huobi, an Asia based digital asset trading and management platform, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Gibraltar. According to a release, Huobi University has signed an MoU with Albert Isola MP, Gibraltar’s Minister for Commerce. A document was formally exchanged… Read More

Gibraltar Update: Coinfloor Bitcoin Exchange Issued DLT-License & New Tech Classes at Uni

According to the GFSC, Gibraltar “is committed to being a sound and safe place to do business with and is considering a complementary regulatory framework covering the promotion and sale of tokens, aligned with the DLT framework.” As expected, crypto platforms are taking advantage the… Read More

Gibraltar Announces Finance Service License For Fintech Companies Using Blockchain

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) announced on Friday it has published new rules for a finance service license dedicated to fintech firms using blockchain distributed ledger technology. The GFSC shared that from the 1st January 2018, any firm carrying out by way of business,… Read More

Gibraltar: Does Statement on Initial Coin Offerings Include New Regulatory Framework?

  On September 22, 2017, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) issued a Statement on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO).   With the GFSC Statement, Gibraltar joined a growing number of jurisdictions that have provided token sale guidance, including, among others, the United States, Canada,  Singapore,  Hong… Read More

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