UK Gov’t-Led Jurisdiction Team to Define Status of Crypto Under English Private Law

The United Kingdom Jurisdiction Taskforce started a public consultation to develop a basis for the mainstream use of crypto. A British government-led jurisdiction team has launched a public consultation to determine the status of crypto assets under English private law, according to an official statement on May 9. In the document, the United Kingdom Jurisdiction […]

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Germany Plans Major Digital Token Regulation Effort in 2019, Says Source

A government representative has revealed a draft bill could land in parliament before the summer recess. Germany plans to introduce draft regulations allowing blockchain bonds as soon as this summer, local daily business news outlet Handelsblatt reported May 9. Citing Thomas Heilmann, the ruling coalition government’s dedicated blockchain correspondent, the publication revealed the new legislation […]

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Thai SEC Deputy Secretary: New Regulation Allows for Digital Shares, Tokenized Securities

Tipsuda Thavaramara said that recent regulatory amendment allows for digital shares and tokenized securities depositories. The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deputy secretary-general Tipsuda Thavaramara has said that the recently introduced regulation allows for the issuance of digital shares and a tokenized securities depository platform. English-language local media Bangkok Post reported the declarations on […]

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VR Firm Magic Leap Seeks Blockchain Engineers for User Data

VR startup Magic Leap is seeking blockchain engineers for its Lifestream business function. Virtual reality (VR) startup Magic Leap is seeking blockchain engineers according to recent listings on employment website Greenhouse. The firm is looking for a senior blockchain architect and blockchain engineers. Among the duties listed for the senior blockchain architect position, the individual […]

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VC Firm Ben Franklin Technology Partners Tokenizes Philadelphia Investment Fund

Pennsylvania-based Ben Franklin Technology Partners will tokenize shares of its Philadelphia investment fund. State-backed venture capital (VC) firm Ben Franklin Technology Partners has rolled out a blockchain-based onboarding and tokenization platform. The development was revealed in a blog post on Thursday, April 11. Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of […]

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Gibraltar Stock Exchange Subsidiary Partners With Tokenization Platform

A subsidiary of GSX Group has partnered with Singapore-based technology company STO Global-X to simplify the issuance of tokens. Hashstac, a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group (GSX Group), has partnered with Singapore-based technology company STO Global-X to facilitate the issuance of tokens. The development was announced by the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX) on […]

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