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Securitize Opens IRAs to Digital Securities Investors With Partnership

Digital asset issuer Securitize has facilitated what it says is the first direct IRA investment in security token offerings (STOs).Alternative investments gateway AltoIRA purchased an initial investment in security tokens representing CityBlock Capital’s $20 million venture fund, with tokens issued by Securitize. The arrangement is set to open up new

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Securities Regulator Says Crypto Investments Are Top Investor Threat in 2020

Cryptocurrency investment is among the top five investor threats for 2020, according to the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).The NASAA, the oldest international investor protection organization, has officially announced the top five products or schemes likely to defraud investors in the coming year. In order to provide the

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Ripple Files Final Motion to Dismiss Class-Action Securities Lawsuit

Ripple has filed a motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit alleging that it held an unregistered securities sale of its XRP tokens.In court documents filed on Dec. 4, Ripple argues that the plaintiffs’ case is contradictory and “self-defeating.” Alongside a reiteration of previous arguments, the company now also claims

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New Bill Would Put Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin Under US Securities Law

American lawmakers have reportedly introduced a bill aiming to put Facebook’s Libra under the jurisdiction of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Two Texas representatives, Sylvia Garcia and Lance Gooden, have proposed legislation that would put even more regulatory scrutiny on Facebook’s not-yet-launched Libra stablecoin and related projects, CNBC

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US Gov’t Extradites Alleged Fraudster for Selling Fake Securities for $11M in BTC

The United States has extradited a Swedish national from Thailand for allegedly selling fraudulent securities to investors online, garnering over $11 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC).Per a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) published on Nov. 18, Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson is on his way to the

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Deutsche Börse Aims to Ease Digital Securities Transfer With New Deal

The venture capital arm of German marketplace Deutsche Börse has sealed a new partnership for allowing institutional investors to obtain digital securities.Deutsche Börse pushes regulated digital securitiesIn a press release on Oct. 30, Deutsche Börse Venture Network (DBVN) confirmed the deal with local fintech company Cashlink, the benefits of

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Paxos Launches Settlement Platform for Equity Securities After SEC Relief

Paxos Trust Company announced today that it is set to introduce its Paxos Settlement Service for a number of United States-listed equity securities.In an Oct. 28 press release, digital asset trust company Paxos stated that it is moving forward with the launch of its blockchain-based settlement platform, having received

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Proposed Bill Introduced Before Congress Seeks Classifying Stablecoins as Securities

Sylvia Garcia, a Democrat lawmaker from Texas, has recently introduced to Congress a draft bill that seeks to create more regulatory clarity on stablecoins.The draft bill was introduced to the House of Financial Services. Under the purview of the Securities Act of 1933, the House will be empowered to regulate

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