ICO Regulations Planned By Gibraltar

ICO News, News | February 12, 2018 By:

The government of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) have announced that they will be developing a draft law that will regulate initial coin offerings (ICO) in the British overseas territory.

According to reports, Gibraltar has decided to roll out ICO regulations primarily because the world has grown increasingly concerned over the rapid growth of the cryptocurrency sector as of late.


Distributed Ledger Feedback Paper Released by UK Financial Conduct Authority

Blockchain, ICO News, News, Regulation | December 19, 2017 By:

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the financial regulator equivalent to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, has published a report based on feedback from an earlier discussion paper on distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Back in April, the FCA sought stakeholder views on the potential for future development of DLT in the markets it regulates.


Distributed Ledger Bill Approved By Gibraltar Parliament

Blockchain, News, Regulation | December 14, 2017 By:

The Gibraltar Parliament has approved a bill that advances the island’s effort to introduce a distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework, which will come into effect next year.

In October, Minister of Commerce Albert Isola presented the bill in an effort to place the island at the forefront of regulation in a burgeoning technology-driven sector of the global financial services industry.


Blockchain to Settle Trades On Australian Securities Exchange

Announcements, Blockchain, Innovation | December 7, 2017 By:

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will be replacing its Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS) with distributed ledger technology (DLT), aiming to cut costs for customers.

ASX is Australia’s primary securities exchange. It has an average daily turnover of A$4.685 billion and a market capitalization of around A$1.6 trillion,