Security Token Show: #14 - Crypto Ratings Council

  
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Tune in to this episode of the Security Token Show where Kyle Sonlin and Herwig Konings discuss the latest Security Token News and Insights with this week's focus on the Crypto Ratings Council.

= Stay in touch via our Social Media =Kyle: https://twitter.com/kylesonlin Herwig: https://www.linkedin.com/in/herwigkonings Opinion articles, interviews, and more: https://medium.com/security-token-group

= Timeline =Kyle’s Company of the Week: MERJ - https://merj.exchange/ Herwig’s Company of the Week: Harbor - https://harbor.com/

All articles that were discussed were sourced from www.STOmarket.com/news

= Market Topics = NBA Rejects NBA Player Spencer Dinwiddie’s Attempt to Tokenize $34.4M Contract: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/41337/nba-rejects-nets-player-spencer-dinwiddies-attempt-to-tokenize-his-34-4-million-contract

Spencer Dinwiddie plans to continue with investment plan: https://apple.news/AL_yYJs_ZSlmJg37R3AZ40g

Overstock.com and execs sued for securities fraud; crypto strategy and “bizarre” CEO statements cited: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/41360/overstock-com-and-execs-sued-for-securities-fraud-crypto-strategy-and-bizarre-ceo-statements-cited

Harbor’s Regulatory Wait Ends as FINRA Awards Crypto Broker-Dealer License: https://www.coindesk.com/harbors-regulatory-wait-ends-as-finra-awards-crypto-broker-dealer-license

iSTOX Exchange Completes Series A Funding: https://www.securities.io/istox-exchange-completes-series-a-funding/

Siacoin Developers Fined $250,000 by SEC; Greenlights Siacoins: https://www.securities.io/siacoin-developers-fined-250000-by-sec/

Nebulous (Sia) Enters into Settlement with SEC Regarding 2014 Offering of Sianotes and 2015 Conversion into Siafunds: https://sia.tech/settlement2019

SEC Adopts New Rule to Allow All Issuers to “Test-the-Waters”: https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2019-188

US House Committee Hearing with the SEC on Libra, Crypto and Securities: https://cointelegraph.com/news/updates-ongoing-us-house-hearing-with-commissioners-of-the-sec

US Congressmen Ask Fed to Consider Developing ‘National Digital Currency’: https://www.coindesk.com/us-congressmen-ask-fed-to-consider-developing-national-digital-currency? utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=coindesk&utm_term=&utm_content=&utm_campaign=Organic%20

Morningstar Is Building A Blockchain Bridge To The $117 Trillion Debt Securities Industry: https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeldelcastillo/2019/10/01/morningstar-is-building-a-blockchain-bridge-to-the-117-trillion-debt-securities-industry/#74cbe5c53612

Nomura, Rakuten, SBI form Security Token Offering Association in Japan: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/41615/nomura-rakuten-sbi-form-security-token-offering-association-in-japan

Token Tech firm Securitize Raises $14 Million from Santander, MUFG: https://www.coindesk.com/token-tech-firm-securitize-raises-14-million-from-santander-mufg-nomura

Thomas Carter Talks About the Next GoDaddy of the Blockchain Crypto Space: https://aithority.com/technology/cryptocurrency/thomas-carter-talks-about-the-next-godaddy-of-the-blockchain-crypto-space/

Saum Noursalehi, CEO of tZERO — Securities.io Interview Series: https://www.securities.io/saum-noursalehi-ceo-of-tzero-interview-series/

Forbes Digital Assets Interview With Liquefy CEO, Adrian Lai: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesdigitalassets/2019/10/01/forbes-digital-assets-interview-with-liquefy-ceo-adrian-lai/#30dfdd525b8f

= Security Token Offering Topics =MERJ Hits IPO Soft-Cap in First Week: https://www.securities.io/merj-hits-ipo-soft-cap-in-first-week/

Blockstack closes round: https://www.coindesk.com/blockstacks-regulated-token-offerings-raise-23-million

Rokkex STO: https://medium.com/@rokkex/rokkex-sto-is-live-e042cf6a925b

= Events covered in this episode =Crypto Invest Summit Security Token Track on October 15–16th in LA: http://cis.la/

World Blockchain STO Summit on October 21st in Dubai: https://worldblockchainstosummit.com/

= Main Topic =Coinbase, Kraken and others develop a system to rate cryptocurrencies on likelihood they are securities: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/linked/41437/coinbase-kraken-and-others-develop-a-system-to-rate-cryptos-to-determine-if-they-are-securities

XRP is a Security, According to US Cryptocurrency Exchangeshttps://www.newsbtc.com/2019/09/30/xrp-is-a-security-according-to-us-cryptocurrency-exchanges/

Ripple Touts UK’s Classification of XRP As Exchange Token and Not a Security, Calls for Increased Crypto Clarity: https://dailyhodl.com/2019/09/29/ripple-touts-uks-classification-of-xrp-as-exchange-token-and-not-a-security-calls-for-increased-crypto-clarity/

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