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Security Token Academy Interview with Scott Purcell: The Industry is Making Sense of Regulations

Do you know what custody means? Do you know what’s being done to keep your tokens safe and sound? Get answers to those questions as Scott Purcell, CEO and Chief Trust Officer at Prime Trust, sits down with Security Token Academy’s Director of Programming, Adam Chapnick, for an open discussion. Other topics include tokenization, the importance… Read more

Are Stablecoins Insured?

With the collapse of Nobel Bank, and with growing concern that Tether may be one of the biggest frauds in history, people are rightly asking “are stablecoins safe?” This is a critical question as more stablecoins are popping up to serve a wide variety of purposes, from facilitating e-commerce to video game rewards to in-app… Read more

What Is Bank Grade AML Exactly?

Lately, I’ve seen a lot of people say “Bank Grade AML” in their marketing and promotions… But, what does that mean? Well, actually there is no defined standard for that– it’s not a real term. People use it to mean “like a bank.” As a bank is a BSA-subject firm and has enhanced responsibilities – especially when… Read more

Securities Escrow – Receiving Bitcoin?

Can an issuer in a securities offering permit investors to remit payment via Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH)? No…but Yes. This came up last week from one of our escrow customers Reg A’s, which is underwritten by a broker-dealer. They had mistakenly included language in their disclosures saying they were accepting BTC and ETH into… Read more