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More Regulation Please: Crypto Derivatives Exchange ZUBR Asks for More Rules

ZUBR, a digital asset derivatives exchange, says more regulation is vital for institutional buy-in of Bitcoin derivatives. Launched in March (2020), ZUBR has received an in-principal approval for its DLT Provider licence in Gibraltar. ZUBR says it analyzed regulated exchanges such as CME and Bakkt,… Read More

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange Lists 3iQ’s The Bitcoin Fund

The Gibraltar Stock Exchange has announced the listing of 3iQ’s The Bitcoin Fund, debuting one of the world’s first regulated and exchange-traded Bitcoin funds on a European regulated exchange. 3iQ is a Canada based investment fund manager. The company has previously received approval from the… Read More

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

Digital Asset Issuer INX Enlists GK8 for Custody Solution

INX, a digital asset marketplace that is in the midst of an SEC-registered digital asset offering, has enlisted GK8 for digital asset custody. As it was recently reported, INX hopes to raise up to $117 million by selling 130 million INX tokens at a per… 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

INX Security Token Sale Starts this Week, Seeks up to $117 Million

INX Limited, a company that filed an F-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2019, that was subsequently approved earlier this year, will kick off its public sale of the digital asset this week on August 25, 2020. The security token (INX) will… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Currency.com has Reportedly been Awarded a New DLT License by Gibraltar’s Financial Services Commission

Currency.com, a regulated digital assets platform, has reportedly been awarded a new distributed ledger technology (DLT) license by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider: “The license allows [Currency.com] to use DLT for storing or transmitting value… Read More

Gibraltar’s Global Stock Exchange (GSX) Group Approved for Trading Platform in Malaysia

  The Global Stock Exchange (GSX) Group, based in Gibraltar, has received conditional approval to operate a digital asset exchange in Malaysia. The license application received a positive review from the Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC). Malaysia is a country that has… Read More

Gibraltar Financial Services Commission Issues Warning Against Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Websites Misleading Investors by Claiming they’re Authorized to Offer Financial Services

On June 5, 2020, the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) issued four separate warning messages regarding fraudulent cryptocurrency-related websites that claim they have been authorized to offer services in the British Overseas Territory. Gibraltar’s authorities noted that the following domains are not licensed by the… Read More

tribeOS is First to use GSX Group’s GRID Platform to Create a Digital Security

The GSX Group recently announced the launch of “GRID” –  platform to create and launch digital securities. GSX is the company that operates the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, among other entities. Today, tribeOS is claiming to be the first company to utilize the platform. tribeOS is… Read More

Digital Asset Derivatives Platform ZUBR Receives “In Principle” Approval from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission

ZUBR, a digital asset platform to arbitrage using derivatives, has received “in-principle” approval from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) to be authorized as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider. ZUBR targets a more sophisticated user that may use algorithmic trading. ZUBR’s client-base is said to… Read More

GSX Group Launches Smart Security Platform for Tokenized Assets: GRID

The GSX Group, the company that operates the Gibraltar Stock Exchange and the Global Blockchain Exchange, has announced the launch of “GRID,” a platform to create and deploy “Smart Securities” or tokenized assets. The GRID is said to facilitate the tokenization of new and existing… Read More

Digital Assets: INX Token Initial Public Offering Said to be Approved

In August of 2019, INX Limited filed a registration statement (Form F-1) for an initial public offering (IPO) offering 130,000,000 INX Tokens, and ERC20 compliant digital security.  In the preliminary prospectus, each INX Token is said to entitle its holder to an annual pro-rata distribution… 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

France: GSX CEO Comments on Autorité des Marchés Financieres Proposal on Digital Securities

Recently, the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the leading securities regulator in France, posted a legal analysis of security tokens or digital securities. The AMF posited that while there remain certain “legal obstacles,” in their opinion national authorities can adapt to these types of… Read More

B21 Receives DLT License in Gibraltar, First Regulated App for Digital Assets

B21 has been granted a DLT license, in principle, from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). B21 is a developer of an App to purchase, trade and manage digital assets, according to a release. B21 is now the first regulated cryptocurrency investment app. The app… Read More

Bitcoin Smart Contract Network Developer RSK Acquires Spanish Social Media Platform Taringa

IOVLabs, the parent company behind RSK’s open-source Bitcoin smart contract network, announced on September 27 its acquisition of Taringa, a Spanish-language social media network. IOVLabs has reportedly set aside $5 million in assets for developing products for Taringa, according to a release. The company’s management… Read More

Nick Cowan from the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, and Derek Edward Schloss from the Security Token Academy, Discuss the Future of Digital Assets

Digital Assets are the Future of Securities It is a truism that digital assets are the future of public securities. The ink on paper certificates have had a good run but the digitization of finance is upon us and securities must be digitized. The advent… Read More

Blockchain Focused Law Firm Isolas Advocates for Harmonized Global Cryptocurrency Regulation

Joey Garcia, a partner at blockchain-focused law firm Isolas, is advocating for a global regulatory framework for cryptocurrency. According to a release, Garcia reviewed the concept at a United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Cryptocurrencies Working Group meeting, supported and sponsored by the… Read More

Paragon Coin Starts Processing SEC Mandated Refunds for Money Raised via ICO

Paragon, a Cannabis-focused company that completed an initial coin offering (ICO) that was determined to be an offering of unregistered securities by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has begun accepting applications for investor refunds. According to a recent update on the Paragon site, the… Read More

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