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What it will take to tokenise the securities markets

A summary of the webinar of 20th October 2021 entitled What it will take to tokenise the securities markets. For both issuers and investors, the benefits of tokenising securities seem unarguable. Yet tokenisation has so far refused resolutely to take off. Security token issues are dominated by security token infrastructure providers and one-offs, many ofContinue reading “What it will take to tokenise the securities markets”

Swiss start-up STOverse is building a bridge between security tokens and DeFi

Swiss start-up STOverse is building a bridge between security tokens and DeFi The convergence of traditional and blockchain-based financial markets is now a given. But it still takes people and businesses to make it happen. The proportion of FinTechs seeking regulatory licences is one measure of who is doing what. Now a regulated Swiss securityContinue reading “Swiss start-up STOverse is building a bridge between security tokens and DeFi”

Security token markets need issuers and traders even more than investors (20 January 2022)

A Future of Finance webinar with Issuers and Capital Markets Professionals Thursday January 20 at 2pm UK time Enthusiasts for security tokenisation must sometimes feel like Old Testament prophets waiting for the new dispensation to begin. Yet the fact that they are waiting at all is a mystery. Theory and practice (albeit modest, so far)Continue reading “Security token markets need issuers and traders even more than investors (20 January 2022)”

INX security token issue and investments are driving tokenised securities markets towards lift-off 

INX security token issue and investments are driving tokenised securities markets towards lift-off  New York-based INX Limited shot to prominence last year when it raised US$85 million in an initial public offering (IPO) that was not only tokenised but, because it was fully registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), open to all kindsContinue reading “INX security token issue and investments are driving tokenised securities markets towards lift-off “

What it will take to tokenise the securities markets (20 October 2021)

A FUTURE OF FINANCE WEBINAR WITH CUSTODY BANKS, SETTLEMENT ORGANISATIONS, SECURITIES INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS AND DIGITAL ASSET PROFESSIONALS Wednesday October 20 2021, 14.00 – 15.00 UK time Projections put the size of the security token markets at US$8-9.5 trillion within just four years. That is bigger than the US$7 trillion invested in the privately managed assetContinue reading “What it will take to tokenise the securities markets (20 October 2021)”

Security tokens are not about making money, or saving money, but about doing things we could not do before

Security tokens are no longer something that will happen in the future. Security token offerings (STOs) are happening in the private capital markets, which are already large and growing rapidly as the public capital markets shrink.

We have seen the future of securities and it is tokenised: The Summary

Security tokens are coming. In fact, they are here already, and have been for a while. Though most of the security token offerings (STOs) in the last three years were hard to distinguish from Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), several corporates and banks (Banco Santander, Bank of China, BBV, Daimler, Deutsche Bank, Société Générale) have tokenised bonds or loans on public as well as private blockchain networks.

We have seen the future of securities and it is tokenised

Security tokens are coming. In fact, they are here already, and have been for a while. Though most of the security token offerings (STOs) in the last three years were hard to distinguish from Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), several corporates and banks (Banco Santander, Bank of China, BBV, Daimler, Deutsche Bank, Société Générale) have tokenised bonds or loans on public as well as private blockchain networks.

CUSTODIANS HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE SECURITY TOKENISATION HAPPEN (8th June 2021)

CUSTODIANS HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE SECURITY TOKENISATION HAPPEN (8th June 2021) A FUTURE OF FINANCE WEBINAR WITH CUSTODIANS, BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGISTS, SETTLEMENT INSTITUTIONS, REGULATORS AND TRADERS OF DIGITAL ASSETS Tuesday June 8 2021, 14.00 – 15.00 UK time Questions posed from the October 2020 discussion and will provide the framework for the next discussion in June 2021:Continue reading “CUSTODIANS HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE SECURITY TOKENISATION HAPPEN (8th June 2021)”