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XRP on GBX-DAX: Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Founder Nick Cowan & Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Comment

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), an institutional-grade, regulated and insured token sale platform and digital asset exchange, has added Ripple (XRP) to its Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX), an exchange created with the high expectations of professional crypto-traders in mind. “Ripple is a major player within… Read More

Gibralter Fines WaveCrest Prepaid Crypto Card Company $315 000 for AML/CFT Failings

Gibralter, an, “Offshore tax haven…not exactly known for (its) punctiliousness in punishing companies offering below-board services,” has fined the pre-paid cryptocurrency card provider Wavecrest about $315 000 for “serious” problems with its anti-money laundering/anti-terrorist finance controls, Financial Times Alphaville (FTA) reports. According to FTA, WaveCrest…”once did big… Read More

Lendingblock Receives In-Principle Licence as DLT Provider in Gibraltar

Securities lending platform for digital assets Lendingblock has issued a statement indicating that the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has made an in-principle decision to grant the firm authorization as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider. Lendingblock adds that it continues to work closely with the GFSC… Read More

Gibraltar Financial Services Commission Issues Full License to Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has approved a full license to the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) under Gibraltar’s Financial Services Regulations 2018 DLT [distributed ledger technology] framework. GBX is a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group (GSX Group). GSX now claims to be the first… Read More

GFSC Veteran David Parody to Lead Gibraltar Association for New Technologies & Boost Public Trust in Expanding Blockchain Ecosystem

HM Government of Gibraltar has launched of the Gibraltar Association for New Technologies (GANT), a trade association that aims to drive forward Gibraltar’s innovative approach to Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). The association seeks to establish formal lines of communication between policy makers and the private… 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’s Blockchain Regulatory Framework is Now in Effect

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has announced that its Blockchain, or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is in effect as of January 1, 2018. Firms using Blockchain to transmit or store value, regardless of the service, must be licensed by the GFSC. Nicky Gomez, Head… 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

Gibraltar Announces New Regulatory Framework for ICOs to Publish in Early 2018

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) has taken notice of the rising use of cryptocurrencies and tokenized offerings and instead of blocking them, the Commission will publish a new regulatory framework commencing in January 2018. The new rules will regulate the activities of firms, operating… Read More

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