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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Establishes a Security Token Research Consortium with Multiple Partners, Plans for Future of Digital Securities

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) (NYSE:MUFG) has established the Security Token Research Consortium (ST Research Consortium) to develop next-generation financial transaction services using blockchain technology. Japan has emerged as a robust market for the development of blockchain technology. MUFG  is one of the largest financial… Read More

Bank of Lithuania Issues Guidelines for Regulating STOs

The Bank of Lithuania, the country’s central bank, has issued guidelines intended to, “provide greater regulatory clarity and aim at higher investor protection,” in the country’s security token offering (STO) market. Lithuania has been working hard to establish itself as a Fintech leader in the… Read More

Security Tokens: Tokensoft Says ERC-1404 Token Standard is Seeing Broad Adoption

TokenSoft, a platform for issuing digital securities using blockchain technology, says the ERC-1404 token standard is seeing broad adoption for security token issuance. James Poole, co-founder and CTO of TokenSoft, says that creating a standard for security token issuers made sense to developers: “our customers,… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange INX to Use Brave New Coin’s Crypto Indices During First SEC-Registered Token Sale

Brave New Coin (BNC), a provider of cryptocurrency market data, announced on October 22 that digital asset trading platform INX, will utilize BNC’s crypto indices during the first security token sale registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  BNC’s  Bitcoin Liquid Index (BLX)… Read More

tZero Partner Box Exchange Moves Closer to Regulatory Approval for Boston Security Token Exchange

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a notice regarding Box Exchange, a partner of tZero, pertaining to the launch of the Boston Securities and Token Exchange (BSTX) which is seeking regulatory approval to offer publicly traded security tokens. tZero is a subsidiary of… Read More

Tokenization: The Meaning of “Equity Securities” Under 
Section 12(g) – It’s Broader than You May Think

2017 saw a roaring ICO market, with billions of dollars raised by blockchain-based digital asset issuers selling “utility tokens” in initial coin offerings. As the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) began cracking down on token issuers for failing to follow securities laws, in late… Read More

Securrency Launches New Multi-Ledger Security Token Protocols

Securrency, a global financial services technology infrastructure and products company, announced on Friday the launch of its new Compliance Aware Token (CAT-20 and CAT-721) standards, which are interoperable ledger-agnostic security token protocols. According to Securrency, the security tokens minted with the CAT protocols are self-governing and… Read More

CrowdEngine Partners with Aboveboard on Security Tokens

CrowdEngine, a long time software provider in the online capital formation industry, has recently partnered with Aboveboard to “streamline the process of launching and managing a tokenized security.” CrowdEngine provides a litany of securities crowdfunding solutions including offerings using Reg D, Reg S. Reg A+… Read More

Stakeholder Registery Platform Vertalo Announces Partnership With Security Token Platform Polymath

Vertalo, a stakeholder registry and compliance platform for regulated security token offerings, announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with security token platform Polymath. According to Vertalo, the new collaboration will allow broker-dealers and issuers to offer state-of-the-art compliant tokens, as well as maintain a registry of… Read More

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