How to Regulate ICOs and Keep Them Alive

One cannot but agree that cryptocurrencies are not trends any more but a phenomenon. Out of this phenomenon have emerged several practices and trends, and some of them can be classified as phenomena in their own right. One of these practices is the constantly growing practice of initial coin offerings (ICOs). The cryptocurrency ecosystem now contains over 800 issued cryptocurrencies, and...

How STOs and STO exchanges are addressing market needs amidst the impact of Coronavirus on investments

Last year hasn’t been the strongest time for trading revenues–in fact, 2019 was a weak year. Investments globally may see an even weaker 2020 as uncertainty about the spread and duration of the new Coronavirus rattles capital markets. Concerns about COVID-19 could hold back capital market issuances and exacerbate an already predicted slowdown, according to market experts. Because of this, many are left...

Implementation of the PSA in Singapore and its impact

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) developed the Payment Services Act 2019 (the “PSA”) to provide a forward looking and flexible framework for the regulation of payment systems and payment service providers in Singapore. The PSA, in force since 28th January 2020, has implemented a new licensing regime to payment providers, exchanges and other platforms dealing with cryptocurrencies and digital payment...

How artificial intelligence, STOs, decentralization, and financial inclusion will drive the future of investment

Experience is the best teacher. This can be said for virtually all aspects of life, and it is especially true in the world of entrepreneurship. True entrepreneurs know the value of experience - even failures can contribute to bigger successes in the future. Each stumbling block, each hurdle, can be a stepping stone to better skills, better capabilities, and better decision-making...