Category: FinTech

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Prohibition Returns – Private Securities Liquidity (& Tokens)

Jay Clayton, Chairman of the SEC, is, I’ve heard, holding the line that no new alternative trading system (“ATS”, aka “exchange”) will be approved on his watch if it intends to trade tokens. Welcome to 1917 and the 18th Amendment. Except instead of alcohol, people can’t buy or sell securities of real estate and private… Read more

Prime Trust Partnering With OK Group 1

Prime Trust Partnering With OK Group

Prime Trust and OK Group have reached an agreement on collaboration, in which OK Group has made a strategic investment in Prime Trust and is executing on several critical blockchain initiatives leveraging Prime Trust technologies and services. OK Group is a reputed blockchain technology and service provider focused on the research and development of the… Read more

Prime Trust Offers World’s First $0 AUM Crypto Custody Service 2

Prime Trust Offers World’s First $0 AUM Crypto Custody Service

We announced today an industry-changing shift in the cost of custody for digital assets and now charge zero AUM fees on custody, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, ERC20, and Stellar. We are now offering the world’s first no-fee digital asset custody solution from a qualified custodian. Historically, qualified custodians charge a laundry list of crypto custody fees… Read more

STO’s vs Rule 12g Both Equity and Asset-Backed Securities, Including Real Estate 3

STO’s vs Rule 12g Both Equity and Asset-Backed Securities, Including Real Estate

It’s all about liquidity… Why don’t all companies just file an S1 (for equity securities) or SF-1 (for asset-backed securities) and list their securities on NASDAQ? Because it’s just too damn expensive and time-consuming to comply with the myriad of rules and regulations. Although the JOBS Act helped businesses with less than $1 billion in revenue dial back the… Read more

Blockchain 2019 - FinTech Predictions 4

Blockchain 2019 – FinTech Predictions

2018 was a wild ride. There were negatives like jaw-dropping swings in the price of Bitcoin and with tokens of thousands of baseless ICOs getting washed out of the system. And there were positives of unprecedented FinTech innovation, the arrival of institutional players, the SEC (and FinCEN) beginning to provide clarity and taking select enforcement… Read more