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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

Institutional Platform Lendingblock Receives DLT License in Gibraltar as it Preps for Launch

Lendingblock, a platform that enables fully collateralized crypto vs crypto lending agreements, has received a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider license from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). Lendingblock received an in-principle DLT license in late 2018. By providing collateralized borrowing and lending, Lendingblock can… Read More

Colu Group Offers to Buy Back ALL Tokens Issued in ICO, Does Not Use Blockchain Tech for Current Projects

This is something you do not see that often – a company offering to buy back all of the tokens (CLN) issued in an initial coin offering. Colu DLT, a subsidiary of Colu Group based in Gibraltar, has issued a release stating it will “voluntarily… Read More

Bitso is the First Latin America Company to Receive DLT License in Gibraltar

Bitso, cryptocurrency platform in Mexico that claims one million users, has become the first Latin America company to be fully licensed as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Provider in Gibraltar. Bitso will now operate within a regulated environment thus ensuring custody, withdrawals, and trading of… Read More

Bitbond, a Fintech Lender and Security Token Issuer, Looks to Partner with Gibraltar Stock Exchange

Bitbond, an online lender that is in the midst of a security token offering (STO), is in discussions with the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX). Bitbond manages a lending platform that describes itself as “the first cryptocurrency based lending platform for business loans that operates globally…. Read More

TokenMarket Security Token Offering Scheduled to Open to Investors on July 8th

TokenMarket, a UK-based investment platform, is scheduled to kick off its security token offering (STO) this Monday (July 8), according to their website, closing on July 22nd. As previously reported, TokenMarket is seeking up to £2 million in equity in the company. TokenMarket reports that,… Read More

Chainalysis Partners with Lendingblock on AML/KYC in Advance of FATF Guidance

Crypto forensics firm Chainalysis has partnered with Lendingblock, the institutional lending exchange for digital assets. Chainalysis will provide AML/KYC technology to Lendingblock. Lendingblock allows hedge funds, exchanges, asset managers, etc. to find liquidity and facilitate strategies, in the digital asset sector. Lendingblock is regulated by… Read More

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