Tagged: gibraltar

With Regulators Clamping Down on ICOs in the US, Should Issuers Consider Off-Shoring Their Crowdsales?

The environment for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the US has changed dramatically in the past few months. In July of 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the DAO report that identified the token offering as a security indicating at least some of the… Read More

UBIQUICOIN, Backed by Real Assets and Guarantees $1 Min Per Coin, Launches Initial Coin Offering

 UBIQUICOIN is described as a digital currency backed by real assets that is using a “two-coin approach,” has launched their initial coin offering (ICO). The Gibraltar based company has taken their ICO a step further by providing a two year financial guarantee of $1.00 per coin “if… 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 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

ICOs, Crypto-Tokens and Blockchain Legitimized at a Stroke as Rock Solid Gibraltar Swoops In

The future is arriving a lot sooner than almost anyone thought as, fuelled by billions in ICO cash, the blockchain revolution moves ten times faster than the internet revolution ever did: Gibraltar, their nimble regulator and Stock Exchange are providing an exemplar that may now… 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

Gibralter 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