Huobi Joins GLASS Network and Invests in SharesPost

  Huobi joins network enabling compliant trading of digital securities globally San Francisco, CA — August 15, 2018 — SharesPost, a leading provider of liquidity solutions to the private growth asset class, has announced that Huobi, China’s largest cryptocurrency and blockchain token exchange and second largest worldwide, has joined the Global Liquidity and Settlement System network (GLASS). When GLASS becomes operational, Huobi will be able to settle secondary trades of digital securities by U.S. investors in compliance with U.S. securities laws. Huobi will also be able to pool its nine…

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Ethereum’s 3rd Anniversary 30 July 2018, Industry leaders reflect on Ethereum past and future impact

Ethereum’s third anniversary is this coming Monday, 30th of July.  Ethereum has had an incredible journey impacting multiple sectors during these three years and the untold potential it holds to entirely disrupt numerous industries to come.     Commenting on Ethereum’s progress in the dynamic cryptocurrency market, are leaders from blockchain and cryptocurrency space.   Nick Cowan, CEO of the Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX),  which aims to position itself as a world-leading institutional-grade token sale platform and digital asset exchange that is a subsidiary of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, a…

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GECKO Governance Announces Strategic Partnership with TrustedIn Trading

Partnership will witness TrustedIn Trading incorporate GECKO Crypto1 regulatory solution to manage ICOs launched on the platform   Dublin, Ireland, 25 July 2018 – GECKO Governance, which recently launched its new ICO compliance solution, GECKO Crypto1, has announced a strategic partnership with TrustedIn Trading, a custom-built social media platform for the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. The partnership will see TrustedIn Trading using GECKO Crypto1 to manage ICO projects on the platform, in turn offering GECKO Crypto1 users and investors access to the social media platform.     “At GECKO, we…

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Unified Global Cryptocurrency Regulation called for by G20

Last year, 2017, was most certainly the year of the ICO, and 2018 could prove to be the year of regulation.  At the G20 meeting of finance ministers in Buenos Aires, it was agreed by the member nations that more information on cryptocurrencies needs to be gathered and examined.  However, countries do see cryptocurrency as an asset, not a currency.     As cryptocurrency fever takes hold of the world, regulators in various countries are making their positions known.  In the USA, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued…

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10 Cybersecurity Threats and Trends for 2018

Tech Security Firm SpiderOak Warns of Nightmare Scenarios to Come.  CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/  “As organizations and individuals become increasingly reliant on IoT for critical functions, the risks that we are taking are becoming greater and greater,” says Christopher Skinner, CEO of technology security firm SpiderOak. “Attack surfaces are exploding – the nearly 4 billion people online worldwide means 4 billion different entry points for criminals. We trust our devices and systems to drive our cars, deliver vital medical treatments, and protect our homes and supply chains, but these have never been more insecure.”…

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Bitcoin and the Taxman

The classification of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency differs globally, however, some countries are moving forward with guidelines and rulings.   The burning question – Is Bitcoin an Asset, Property or Currency?   Here are some reasons why Bitcoin represents a new Asset Class:- Investability considering Liquidity, Politico-Economic Profile, Price Independence and Risk-Reward Profiles – Read full article here.  Download a white paper on Bitcoin as a new Asset Class.   Is Bitcoin money or property?  A Judge of the 11th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida ruled Bitcoin was property.  “It is uncertain whether…

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