U.S.-based crypto exchange Bittrex is partnering with regulated trading platform Rialto to ultimately launch crypto securities trading. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bittrex-partners-with-trading-firm-on-crypto-securities-offering/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Blockchain advocacy group Coin Center still believes some cryptocurrencies are securities by law, and should be regulated as such. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coin-center-updates-its-securities-framework-for-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Philippines is close to introducing new regulations governing how companies can legally raise funds through initial coin offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/philippines-proposed-ico-rules-presume-all-tokens-are-securities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Vietnam’s securities regulator has warned industry companies and funds in the country to avoid activities related to cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/vietnams-securities-regulator-warns-industry-to-avoid-crypto-activities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Regulated token trader Templum Markets is partnering with CUSIP Global Services (CGS) to bring securities identification numbers to tokenized assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/registered-broker-templum-plans-security-identifiers-for-tokenized-assets/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A Florida district court has published an analysis explaining how Centra Tech’s CTR token is a security.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-judge-says-boxer-backed-ico-token-is-a-security/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Digital money platform Uphold is looking to become a Finra-registered broker-dealer following a new acquisition, the company says. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-startup-uphold-moves-to-become-licensed-u-s-broker-dealer/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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JD Finance, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, has announced a pilot issuance of asset-backed securities over a blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jd-coms-finance-arm-to-issue-asset-backed-securities-on-a-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Coinbase announced Wednesday that it was acquiring three financial services firms in a bid to receive a federal securities license. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-says-its-on-track-to-become-a-regulated-securities-firm/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Texas’ securities regulator has issued a cease-and-desist to a crypto investment scheme that faked endorsements from high-profile individuals. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jennifer-aniston-prince-charles-falsely-used-to-promote-crypto-scam/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The latest “Project Jasper” tests have shown that distributed ledgers are effective at automating securities settlements in real-time. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-canadas-dlt-trial-shows-instant-securities-settlement-possible/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A jury will decide whether tokens issued through two allegedly fraudulent initial coin offerings (ICOs) count as securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/security-currency-jury-decide-next-year-ico-fraud-case/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Tokenized securities startup Harbor has secured $28 million in funding from major Silicon Valley venture capital firms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/a16z-founders-fund-back-28-million-raise-tokenized-securities-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Philippines securities watchdog has warned that it will regulate cryptocurrency cloud mining contracts under existing securities rules. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cloud-mining-contracts-are-securities-says-philippines-sec/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Securities Division has stopped five firms — Mattervest, Pink Ribbon, Across Platforms, Sparkco, and 18moons — from conducting initial coin offerings (ICOs) for cryptocurrencies.…

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Adding new cryptocurrencies is a “top priority” for Coinbase, and it’s becoming more clear how the exchange makes decisions about which to support. This article is originally written and posted…

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Germany’s Deutsche Börse Group is planning to develop a platform for securities lending using R3’s Corda blockchain tech. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/deutsche-borse-plans-blockchain-securities-platform-with-r3-tech/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is warning the states residents about the Steven Seagal-backed “Bitcoiin” project. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/tennessee-warns-against-steven-seagal-backed-bitcoiin-ico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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