In a world first, MERJ lists tokenized shares on a national exchange

Seychelles – MERJ announces the first-ever official listing of a tokenized security on a fully compliant and regulated national stock exchange. The move comes just six weeks after the Seychelles-based exchange first announced its plans to combine traditional financial markets with distributed ledger technology (DLT), signaling the dawn of a new era for regulated digital assets.    MERJ will follow its listing, completed today, by offering 16% of the tokenized shares in a public offering later this year and is in discussion with several companies planning to list their tokenized…

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Seychelles FSA backing makes MERJ one of the first fully-licensed and government-recognized platforms for tokenized asset markets

Seychelles, May 2019  – MERJ, the multi-market global financial exchange for equities, debt, and derivatives, announces it has the backing of the Seychelles Financial Services Authority, making MERJ one of the first fully-licensed and government-recognized platforms for tokenized asset markets.   Until now, STO launchpads and other crypto markets have floated, largely untethered by government regulation. Other securities exchanges have also grappled with regulations, legacy infrastructure and processes. As a result, institutional and private investors alike have been reluctant to enter the space, unwilling and unable to participate in an…

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