First Integrated Digital Asset Exchange Goes Live in Switzerland Supported by Leading Institutional Investors

Swiss-based financial technology company SMART VALOR has announced today that it has launched the Digital Asset Exchange, with strong institutional investor support. Zug, Switzerland – July 30th 2019, Today, Swiss-based SMART VALOR, a digital asset exchange, went live with an initial offering of 9 Crypto-Fiat trading pairs. It is the first exchange operated out of […]

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Korean Financial Watchdogs Probing Blockchain Firms Over ICO Activity – CoinDesk

South Korean financial watchdogs are contacting domestic blockchain startups as part on an investigation into initial coin offerings (ICOs). According to an exclusive report from CoinDesk Korea, the probe is causing jitters among the firms over whether it could ultimately lead to some form of sanctions if firms are considered to have broken rules on token sales. […]

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Prime Trust Enters Crypto Custody Race, Will Hold ‘Any’ Ethereum Token – CoinDesk

Prime Trust, a small U.S. financial institution that’s played a behind-the-scenes role in several dollar-backed cryptocurrencies, is entering the hotly competitive crypto custody business. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the Nevada trust company quietly began offering cold storage for bitcoin in mid-July, and will announce next week that it can also handle custody for ether and any […]

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Regulators Plan ‘Global Sandbox’ for Fintech Including Blockchain – CoinDesk

A number of financial regulators from across the globe are forming a new alliance to facilitate the growth of financial technologies such as blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) initiative on Tuesday, alongside 11 other member regulators from jurisdictions such as Hong Kong, […]

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TokenMarket To Join FCA Regulatory Sandbox To Develop Issuance of Digitised Equity

London, UK – July 16, 2018 – The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) earlier last week announced TokenMarket has joined cohort four of the regulatory sandbox. This inclusion will allow TokenMarket to develop, test and measure the use case functionality of tokenising equity crowdfunding. “We are extremely excited to start investigating the development our new TokenMarket […]

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