Tag: digital assets

Crypto ICOs showing a comeback, after major drop off in 2018
April 11, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

SEC clarifies guidelines for classifying an ICO as an investment contract

Crypto attorneys that support Initial Coin Offering (ICO) promoters in the United States have been requesting for some time more clarification from the SEC on how it interprets current securities legislation to determine whether or not an ICO qualifies as an “investment contract”, thereby necessitating formal registration and investor disclosure requirements under the law. At…

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Exclusive: Bittrex and Bitsdaq launch new crypto exchange, interview with CEO and Chairman Ricky Ng
March 14, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Decred (DCR) lists on OKCoin's digital asset exchange

Decred (DCR), a community-led cryptocurrency, yesterday announced that it had officially listed on OKCoin, a fiat-to-crypto exchange, which is its first pairing with a fiat currency within the United States. The listing will allow authorized OKCoin users to withdraw and deposit their Decred (DCR) holdings, and as from today they will also be able to…

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June 21, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Quantave begins closed beta testing on institutional digital currency liquidity gateway

Quantave, the complete trade life-cycle infrastructure for digital assets, announced that has officially entered their closed beta-testing phase today. The infrastructure opens the digital assets market to institutional traders and investors, transforming the way they engage and transact with this dynamic market, whilst ensuring the safety and security of their assets. Quantave is now rigorously…

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June 13, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Ripple receives first NY BitLicense for institutional use of digital assets

Early last year, the state of New York began requiring a license to engage in virtual currency activity. Ripple engaged with New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) and today received a “BitLicense” to sell and custody XRP, the digital asset native to the Ripple Consensus Ledger, for institutional investors and financial institutions in New…

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