Tagged: ats

TNS, Blue Ocean Technologies to Expand US Stock Trading Footprint

Global network and Infrastructure-as-a-Service pioneer Transaction Network Services (TNS) announced a partnership with Blue Ocean Technologies (BOT), owner and operator of the Blue Ocean ATS, a global alternative trading system (ATS) that “operates from 8pm to 4am EDT.” Blue Ocean ATS will “leverage TNS’ robust… Read More

Primary Issuance: INX to Issue Trucpal Security Token

The INX Digital Company (NEO: INXD) will enable an online funding round for Trucpal, a blockchain-based SaaS platform serving the Chinese freight market. The digital security offering will commence next week with the token, then trading on the INX marketplace, a regulated alternative trading system… Read More

Inveniam Capital Partners Invests in Rialto Markets, Will Partner on Secondary Trading of Crowdfunded Securities

Inveniam Capital Partners has invested in Rialto Markets and will support the platform with its private market data, according to a release. Details on the investment were not provided. Rialto Markets is a broker-dealer facilitating crowdfunded securities as well as secondary trading in these assets…. Read More

After Receiving Substantial Criticism For Rushed Rulemaking, SEC Extends Comment Period on Climate Disclosure Rule, ATSs & Definition of an Exchange

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has extended the comment period on proposed ESG rules that may compel public firms to disclose their climate risks and impact on the environment. The SEC has received broad criticism in regards to the rushed nature of the rulemaking… Read More

The Definition of “Exchange” and Regulation ATS: Comments on the Proposed Rule Change by SEC and the Impact to Digital Asset Markets

As was noted last week, this past January the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to the Exchange Act and the definition of an Exchange as well as Regulation ATS (Alternative Trading System). While described in relatively benign terms, the language of the proposed… Read More

High Powered Digital Asset, Blockchain Leaders Comment on SEC’s Proposed Rule Changes Impacting ATSs, Definition of Exchanges

In late January, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to the Exchange Act and the definition of an Exchange as well as Regulation ATS (Alternative Trading System). The proposal was opened to comments with a deadline of this week (April 18). The SEC… Read More

Private Securities Marketplace Forge Global Trades on NYSE Following SPAC Deal

Forge Global begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today under the ticker FRGE. The public listing is following the completion of a SPAC deal with Motive Capital Corp. Financial Technology Partners and FTP Securities (FT Partners) served as financial advisors to Forge… Read More

Securitize Markets Lists Crypto Platform Exodus for Trading, a Firm that Raised $75 Million Under Reg A+

Exodus, a multi-asset software wallet that aims to make crypto and digital assets easy for everyone, has commenced trading its security on Securitize Markets. Securitize is a digital asset securities firm that operates an Alternative Trading System (ATS). Exodus is a unique digital security. It… Read More

Fintech Zanbato and Broker Dealer Rialto Markets Announce New Partnership

Private securities market pioneers, Rialto Markets and Zanbato, have entered into a new partnership in order to address the requirements of a fast-evolving investor sector. Zanbato’s Alternative Trading System, ZX, reportedly supports some of the world’s largest membership of banking institutions, brokers and their wealth… Read More

SEC Settles with tZERO ATS Regarding Rule Violations

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled with tZERO ATS for transgressing certain rules. An ATS, or alternative trading system, is similar to an exchange as approved operators may facilitate trading of securities. According to the SEC, tZERO ATS must cease and desist from committing… Read More

Digital Assets: INX Acquires Tokensoft’s Transfer Agent Service

INX Limited (INX ATS: INX) has acquired Tokensoft Transfer Agent LLC, an SEC-registered transfer agent owned by Tokensoft Inc. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. INX Limited is a digital asset trading platform that aims to bridge crypto and traditional assets. The regulatory-compliant… Read More

Wefunder Reports Blowout Year of Investment Crowdfunding, Plans European Expansion

Wefunder is one of the leading investment crowdfunding platforms in the United States. A FINRA regulated funding portal, Wefunder is frequently the top offering platform when it comes to Reg CF offerings in any given month. In 2021, Wefunder published an “Impact Report” that highlighted… Read More

Securities Crowdfunding Provider Rialto Markets Raises Money on NetCapital

Rialto Markets, a broker-dealer active in the crowdfunding sector, is raising growth capital under Reg CF. Rialto has selected NetCapital, a funding portal, to complete this funding round. According to the offering page, Rialto is seeking up to $4,999,999  of Series A-2 Units. The company… Read More

Art Security Tokens: Picasso’s Fillette au béret Painting Is Co-owned by Over 50 investors, Sygnum Reveals

Last month, Sygnum had reportedly closed the subscription to its first Art Security Tokens (ASTs), representing the ownership rights to Picasso’s Fillette au béret painting. As noted in the announcement, this landmark initiative “enables investors to purchase and trade tokens in this 20th century masterpiece… Read More

Three Trends that We predict Will Shape Investment Crowdfunding in 2022

Investment crowdfunding took off when the JOBS Act regulation went into effect back in 2016 and has become a booming industry in short order. We saw some significant regulatory changes in March of this year, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirming capital formation… Read More

Rialto Markets CEO Says Calls NFTs “Unregulated Securities,” Optimistic on Investment Crowdfunding Under Reg CF, Reg A+

Shari Noonan, CEO of Rialto Markets, has issued a positive statement on investment crowdfunding while warning of “choppier waters” in the crypto sector and labeling NFTs [Non-Fungible Tokens] ” unregulated securities.” Rialto Markets is a FINRA regulated broker-dealer that offers securities under Reg CF (Regulation… Read More

Arca Partners with Oasis Pro to Tokenize Assets Under the Investment Company Act

Arca Labs, part of digital asset firm Arca, has partnered with Oasis Pro Inc. (OPI) on a joint venture to create tokenized assets under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The partnership seeks to bring more regulated, tokenized financial products to investors. The “4o Act”… Read More

tZERO Receives Regulatory Approval to Settle and Clear Securities

tZERO, a digital asset trading and support platform, has announced that it has received approval to settle and clear securities for itself as well as its broker-dealer affiliates, according to a note from the company. It will also support NMS securities, which are public securities… Read More

Securitize Now Offers Secondary Trading of Digital Securities

Securitize, a digital securities ecosystem has fired up its alternative trading system (ATS) to enable the trading of security tokens. Securitize Markets is designed to provide investors access to invest in and trade a broad range of alternative assets, including private company equity, real estate,… Read More

IOHK Teams Up with Oasis Pro to Implement Alternative Trading System to Support Primary Bond Markets

IOHK and Oasis Pro have entered a partnership to create an alternative trading system that will use blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) to open up participation “in primary bond markets to developing countries.” The two firms are teaming up to implement a bond issuance… Read More

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