Tokenised securities: what are they and why they matter


As ICOs are gradually fading away, newly born STOs are taking their place. The decentralised nature of blockchain won’t save cryptocurrency projects from falling into the jurisdiction of securities regulators. Is it for better or worse? Let’s see what we know about a new regulatory-compliant offering. Mechanics behind blockchain: what are ICOs? Blockchain is all about tokens or coins. Almost…

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Crypto Payments Platform UTRUST Receives Huge Boost from Swiss Regulatory Approval

In what promises to be a huge boost for cryptocurrency adoption, Swiss startup UTRUST has been granted membership of the VQF, a regulatory body that will allow it to act as a financial intermediary. The Verein zur Qualitätssicherung von Finanzdienstleistungen (VQF) translates to Quality Assurance of Financial Services and is a self-regulatory organization (SRO) backed by Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory…

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