Security Token Show: #14 - Crypto Ratings Council


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.

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= Market Topics = NBA Rejects NBA Player Spencer Dinwiddie’s Attempt to Tokenize $34.4M Contract:

Spencer Dinwiddie plans to continue with investment plan: 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:

iSTOX Exchange Completes Series A Funding:

Siacoin Developers Fined $250,000 by SEC; Greenlights Siacoins:

Nebulous (Sia) Enters into Settlement with SEC Regarding 2014 Offering of Sianotes and 2015 Conversion into Siafunds:

SEC Adopts New Rule to Allow All Issuers to “Test-the-Waters”:

US House Committee Hearing with the SEC on Libra, Crypto and Securities:

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:

Nomura, Rakuten, SBI form Security Token Offering Association in Japan:

Token Tech firm Securitize Raises $14 Million from Santander, MUFG:

Thomas Carter Talks About the Next GoDaddy of the Blockchain Crypto Space:

Saum Noursalehi, CEO of tZERO — Interview Series:

Forbes Digital Assets Interview With Liquefy CEO, Adrian Lai:

= Security Token Offering Topics =MERJ Hits IPO Soft-Cap in First Week:

Blockstack closes round:

Rokkex STO:

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

World Blockchain STO Summit on October 21st in Dubai:

= Main Topic =Coinbase, Kraken and others develop a system to rate cryptocurrencies on likelihood they are securities:

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:

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