Tagged: custody

Gemini Announces Launch of Institutional-Grade Crypto Custody Solution “Gemini Custody”

Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new institutional-grade crypto custody solution, Gemini Custody. Gemini reported that the solution was built from the ground up to meet the “complex and high-stakes” need of modern financial institutions…. Read More

BitGo Unveils Multi-Signature Wallet & Custody for EOS

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday the launch of its new multi-signature wallet and custody for EOS. BitGo reported it now supports more than 200 coins and tokens enabling institutional clients to hold assets. BitGo further explained: “The EOS token is one of the… Read More

Securities and Exchange Commission Issues Statement on Custody of Digital Assets

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Trading and Markets, has joined with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in issuing a statement regarding the custody of digital assets and broker-dealers. Custody of digital assets is a pressing concern for industry participants. Similar to… Read More

PrimeTrust Announces Free IRA Service for Crowdfunding, Crypto & More

According to an email circulated by PrimeTrust, the custody platform is now offering a free IRA service (individual investment accounts) to their platform partners. This means that crowdfunding platforms, broker-dealers, investment advisers, real estate platforms and cryptocurrency exchanges that are PrimeTrust partners may offer this… Read More

Crypto Custody Platform Paxos Hires Former NYDFS Manager as GC and Chief Compliance Officer

Paxos, a regulated crypto custody and investment platform, has selected Daniel Burstein as its General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Burstein previously served as Executive Deputy Superintendent and Acting Chief of Staff for the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), so he has… Read More

Digital Asset Custody Firm Koine Acquires hireable

Koine has acquired Recruitable Ltd (trading as hireabl) – a Fintech described as a pre-launch platform for automated client on-boarding. Jason Mochine, formerly CEO at hireabl, will now become Head of Sales at Koine. Koine is a firm engaged in the settlement and custody of… Read More

Swarm Goes with Copper for Digital Asset Custody Solution

Swarm, an infrastructure provider for the issuance and trading of digital assets, has decided to use Copper as its preferred digital asset custodian. In a release, Swarm said the integration of Copper’s solution will provide the institutional grade security fundamental to the mass market trading… Read More

Prime Trust Updates Site, Highlights PrimeX Exchange Network for Real Time Crytpo Transfers

Prime Trust, a custody and escrow service for both traditional and crypto assets, has recently updated their site along with an interesting comparison regarding their PrimeX service. PrimeX is an API service that allows you to transfer any asset between a PrimeTrust account and any… Read More

ICE CEO Says Bear Market Allowed Bakkt to Cheaply Acquire Crypto Custody Firm

ICE’s Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Sprecher, told analysts in a conference call this week that the crypto bear market of 2018 allowed ICE’s crypto venture, Bakkt, to cheaply acquire Digital Asset Custody Co, Reuters reports. The acquisition of Digital Asset Custody Co could improve Bakkt’s… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bakkt Acquires Digital Asset Custody Company

Bakkt COO Adam White has blogged on his company’s efforts to become the go-to Bitcoin futures trading platform and “digital asset” custodian for institutions.  According to the post, Bakkt has acquired Digital Asset Custody Company (DACC) establishing a “commitment to setting a new standard for… Read More

Prime Trust Raises Undisclosed Amount from Crypto Exchange OKCoin, Has Topped 1400 Deals in Escrow Service

Prime Trust, Fintech that provides custody and escrow services in a diverse portfolio of assets including crypto, has confirmed an investment led by crypto exchange OKCoin. In an email, Prime Trust confirmed what had been circulated on social media for some time. Prime Trust founder… Read More

Here is the Letter the SEC Sent to Investment Advisors Regarding Custody of Digital Assets

Last month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) forwarded a letter to the Investment Adviser Association requesting feedback on digital assets and custody. Beyond the public inquiry, the letter is indicative of the Commission’s ongoing interest and research into blockchain based securities. The letter from… Read More

Hong Kong Trust Company Legacy Trust Partners with Ledger on Digital Asset Custody

Legacy Trust Company, a Hong Kong-licensed and Public Registered Trust Company, has formed a partnership with Ledger to provide “institutional-grade custody solutions” for digital assets, according to Ledger. The goal is to “help accelerate the flow of institutional money into digital assets.” As is the… Read More

Digital Assets Trading Platform Omniex Partners with Kingdom Trust on Settlements & Custody

Omniex, an institutional investment and trading platform for digital assets has extended its integration with industry custody providers to include Kingdom Trust. Kingdom Trust currently has $12 billion in assets under custody. It was the first regulated financial institution to offer qualified custody for digital… Read More

Digital Assets Lending Exchange Lendingblock Partners with Vo1t on Custody Solution

Lendingblock, a lending exchange for digital assets, has partnered with Vo1t to provide a cold storage capability for its institutional lending exchange. According to Lendingblock, Vo1t will provide 24/7 custody while simultaneously providing access to digital assets in under 30 minutes. Vo1t will support Lendingblock’s platform… Read More

Prime Trust Says it Can Custody All ERC 20 Tokens Plus Stellar

Prime Trust, a “blockchain driven trust company” is providing solutions to custody cryptocurrency while also providing various compliance solutions including US security exemptions. This week, Prime Trust announced that it is adding support for Stellar. The company can already custody all ERC 20 tokens including ST-20…. Read More

The Crypto Custody Conundrum

As the crypto markets have evolved rapidly during the last year and institutional investors (like Arca Funds) have begun to invest, fitting into the existing financial services framework has proven difficult. The primary debate around legacy intermediary systems and how they relate to real money… Read More

South Dakota Division of Banking Approves BitGo as a Public South Dakota Trust Company.

BitGo revealed yesterday it has received regulatory approval from the South Dakota Division of Banking  to operate as a public South Dakota Trust Company. BitGo says it is the “first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets.” BitGo offers a custody solution for institutional investors in digital… Read More

Kingdom Trust, a Custody Firm that Services Digital Assets, is Insured via Lloyds of London

Kingdom Trust, a regulated custody agent with over 100,000 clients and $12 billion in assets under custody, is going full crypto. According to a release today, Kingdom Trust has secured insurance covering digital assets via the august name of Lloyds of London. Kingdom Trust is providing… Read More

Crypto Portfolio Management Platform for Institutions Copper.co Offers Custody Solution

Copper.co is now offering a custody solution for institutions investing in digital assets. The crypto portfolio management platform says it is offering the “industry’s first server less” co-sign custody solution. Copper management says it expands the crypto market by making transactions safer and less prone… Read More

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