This Week in Security Tokens #2

René Füchtenkordt
René Füchtenkordt

Sep 14, 2018

🔥 Top 5 - Most important news of the week

1. Winklevoss twins launch world’s first regulated stablecoin

The New York–based digital currency exchange Gemini Trust Co. announced on Monday the launch of its own stablecoin which will be pegged to the U.S. dollar at 1:1. This sets s good example for crypto gaining acceptance by regulators in the financial system -> source

2. Coinbase plots to become the New York Stock Exchange of crypto securities

Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase says crypto regulation will result in the next version of the stock market. He stated that the future of Coinbase looks something like the New York Stock Exchange which is actually a Coinbase investor itsself. -> source

3. New Security Token Standard: ERC1400

A new Security Token Standard - ERC1400 - was proposed on GitHub. This new token standard shall enable better regulatory compliance for parties offering securities on the Ethereum Blockchain. -> source

4. Citigroup is planning to offer Crypto Custody

Sources close to Citibank revealed that the $175 billion New York-based bank will offer crypto custody solutions to institutional investors. Through the launch of a product called Digital Asset Receipt (DAR), Citigroup will enable institutional investors to invest in cryptocurrencies in a fully insured and regulated manner. -> source

5. Malta Stock Exchange and Binance planning launch of Security Tokens Trading Platform

A Malta Stock Exchange subsidiary has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with crypto exchange Binance to jointly launch a new Security Token Digital Exchange, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. -> source

🖊️ From the Blog

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How Polymath is going to disrupt a $10-trillion market
Graeme Moore - VP at PolymathNetwork tells us about the biggest challenges lying ahead for SecurityTokens, Risks & Advantages and the Learnings he made during the last year.. [Link]

⏰ New Security Token Listings

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BlockEstate - United States of America
Asset Class: Fund
BlockEstate is a US based tokenized Real Estate fund using predictive analytic investment strategies to drive returns for investors. BlockEstate is creating a Tokenized Real Estate fund with the help of Polymath and CoinList’s ComplyAPI. [...more]

💡 Knowledge of the Week

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Institutions Sidelined: Why The Herd is Yet to Arrive
This piece written by the The Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX) is exploring the fundamental roadblocks for institutional capital to move into crypto. [Link]

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