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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

Institutional Crypto Exchange LMAX Receives Gilbraltar DLT License Aided by Isolas

Institutional cryptocurrency exchange LMAX Digital has been approved for a full Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) License by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). LMAX was advised by the law firm Isolas in the licensing process. Receiving a DLT License from Gibraltar requires attestation of robust… Read More

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Appoints Kurt Looyens, former ABN AMRO Executive, as Chief Executive Officer

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), a crypto focused regulated exchange, has selected Kurt Looyens as its Chief Executive Officer, according to a release. Looyens was previously Country Executive for ABN AMRO Bank Spain. Looyens has been with GBX since July 2018 when he joined GBX as… Read More

Tokenise Announces First Security Token Offering KABN

Tokenise, a UK based security token offering platform which is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, has announced the issuance of their first STO – KABN.  The company is a Gibraltar based financial service platform that is developing a suite of financial service products. These… Read More

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Lists Multiple Stablecoins, PAX, DAI, TUSD, USD Coin, and GUSD to Trade this Week

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), a regulated digital asset exchange, has added five stablecoins to the Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX). These include: Paxos (PAX), Maker (DAI), TrustToken (TUSD), USD Coin (USDC), and Gemini dollar (GUSD) will be trading on the GBX-DAX from Wednesday, March 13th…. Read More

GSX Deploys Digital Stock Exchange Prototype on New Blockchain: All Aboard!

Two updates from the Gibraltar Stock Exchange posted today. The first: GSX Group has reportedly successfully deployed a GSX Digital Stock Exchange prototype and a demo bond issuance on the Securities Trading Asset Classification Settlement (STACS) Network’s Global TestNet. Using DLT, the STACS Network, designed… Read More

A Discussion with Michael Kessler Founder of Tokenise: a Fully Regulated Tokenised Crowdfunding Platform

Tokenise is a trading name of Kession Capital Limited, a company registered in the UK and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The FCA is well known for being Fintech innovationtion friendly. In fact, a recent cohort of their regulatory Sandbox included multiple blockchain… Read More

5th Crypto Trading: Gibraltar Digital Asset Exchange Lists Crypto Investment Ecosystem Asset Iconiq Token ICNQ

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) has listed the Iconiq token “ICNQ” to its Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX). Since the beginning of 2019, GBX-DAX has listed XRP, EOS, TRON, XLM, and now ICNQ. In 2018, GBX-DAX received a full “Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) Licence” from the Gibraltar… Read More

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Lists TRON

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), a regulated token issuance and digital asset exchange, has announced the addition of TRON (TRX) to its Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX). GBX says that TRON has been brought to the GBX-DAX by sponsor firm StratX. The new listing follows the… Read More

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