Navigating Cryptocurrency Regulation – 2021 – World Economic Forum
An Industry Perspective on the Insights and Tools Needed to Shape Balanced Crypto Regulation
An Industry Perspective on the Insights and Tools Needed to Shape Balanced Crypto Regulation
The Arab Regional Fintech Working Group examines the potential value, viability, and practicality of blockchain in Arab region.
ASIFMA's 2021 overlay provides a concise supplementary update covering key recent developments and emerging trends occuring in the Tokenised Securities space.
This report by the University of Cambridge collates data from entities operating in four main segments of the industry: exchange, payments, custody, and mining.
Ark Invest introduces a framework to analyze bitcoin’s fundamentals in more depth than we believe is usually possible for any traditional asset.
The key exchanges, funds, and market makers that define crypto in China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Southeast Asia, with commentary on regulatory and investment trends.
This article aims to introduce the overview landscape and share knowledge collected around the several most major protocols. In this piece we touched the overlap on user base of Maker and Compound, and with additional research on user base and systematic risks.
CoinDesk's latest quarterly review looks at the performance of Bitcoin and Ether compared to macro assets and other crypto assets, and at their progress, milestones and value drivers over the final three months of 2020.
A review and analysis of DeFi protocols and performance in Q4 2020 by ConsenSys Codefi.
CryptoCompare’s Exchange Review aims to capture the key developments within the cryptocurrency exchange market. Their review focuses on analyses that relate to exchange volumes, which include those related to crypto derivatives trading, market segmentation by exchange fee models, and crypto to crypto vs fiat to crypto volumes.
Bitstamp and Arcane Research examine how Bitcoin could become an important part of the solution to solve for increasingly risky traditional collateral backed assets and unstable financial markets, eventually challenging to become the dominate collateral asset of the future.
ARK aims to identify large-scale investment opportunities by focusing on who we believe to be the leaders, enablers, and beneficiaries of disruptive innovation. While we believe innovation is the key to growth, the opportunities it creates can be missed or misunderstood by traditional investment managers who are more focused on sectors, indexes, short-term earnings, and price movements.
CMCC Global presents a comprehensive report of important Bitcoin milestones, trends, metrics, and insights.
Appeal by members of The Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association (“GDCA”)
The 2020 Blockchain 50 cohort includes companies from all around the globe across varying investment stages of development, from early-stage startups to well-funded unicorns. Combined, these companies have raised over $3B across 113 deals since 2017.
S&P Dow Jones Indices, a division of financial data provider S&P Global Inc, said on Thursday that it will launch cryptocurrency indices in 2021, making it the latest major finance company to enter the nascent asset class.
2020: Regional Exchanges on the Rise - Across the world, regional exchanges are emerging to dominate their respective domestic markets. Unlike most reports that examine the top global exchanges, especially the ones that service US citizens, this report examines the rise of regional exchanges from a non-US centric perspective
AlphaPoint has come together with our liquidity partners to provide access to new liquidity products, enabling buying power, and interest bearing accounts.
The World Economic Forum’s CBDC Policy‑Maker Toolkit seeks to address the need for a concise, high‑level CBDC decision framework that provides comprehensive and risk‑aware information to policy‑makers. The document serves as a guide to ensure that any CBDC deployment is cautious and fully considers alternative solutions, risks, deployment and governance strategies, multistakeholder input and other salient factors. Notably, it is intended to serve as a complement to additional research that any policy‑maker considering CBDC should conduct.
In this in-depth report, we analyse the market implications of blockchain technology in light of the Bitcoin boom. We believe the rise of bitcoin and Initial Coin Offerings highlights how transformative the underpinning blockchain technology will be across sectors, with financial services and capital markets at the front of the queue.
Blockchain is a foundational emerging technology of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, much like the internet was for the previous (or third) industrial revolution. Its defining features are its distributed and immutable ledger and advanced cryptography, which enable the transfer of a range of assets among parties securely and inexpensively without third-party intermediaries.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair believes that ether (ETH) is a commodity, according to Yahoo Finance.
The Ethereum community is divided on the best way to handle the imminent launch of Ethereum 2.0. The most likely scenario will see Ethereum and Ethereum 2.0 run as two separate but connected blockchains, each with its own token. An alternative scenario would see Ethereum incorporated as a shard of Ethereum 2.0. The situation has some similarities to the contentious Bitcoin Segwit2x debates of 2017.
The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published this Consultation Report on Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms to encourage the public to comment on the identified issues, risks, key considerations and related toolkits.
AlphaPoint offers insight into more widespread adoption of cryptocurrency trading in the institutional space, along with other industry executives from Gemini, Nasdaq, and CoinMarketCap.
Examining the prospects for more widespread adoption of cryptocurrency trading in the institutional space, along with insight from industry executives from Gemini, Nasdaq, and CoinMarketCap.
AlphaPoint's Chief Legal Officer contributes her insight to this piece on the guidance released by SEC's FinHub addressing their analysis framework for digital investment contracts.
French financial services giant Societe Generale Group has issued about $112 million worth of bonds in the form of a security token on the public Ethereum blockchain.
The UK Financial Conduct Authority said in its 2019/2020 business plan issued last week that sometime during the upcoming year, it will publish a feedback summary and issue finalized perimeter guidance in response to its consultation paper on cryptoassets issued earlier this year.
AlphaPoint and Elevated Returns have partnered to build an exchange to activate a secondary trading market involving more than $1 billion in tokenized real estate. The trading platform is set to focus on the Southeast Asian market, with an official launch date yet to be announced.
This lengthy memorandum discussion concerns NYSE's proposed rule change to list and trade shares of the Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust.
Prepared by the American Bar Association, this White Paper summarizes existing federal and state regulatory regimes governing digital assets in the US, discusses the emerging issues that will affect digital asset markets and their participants, and outlines analogous efforts taken by international regulators and other national governments.
The FATF is setting out more detailed implementation requirements for effective regulation and supervision/monitoring of virtual asset services providers.
In 2019, IOSCO will focus on how platforms where crypto-assets are traded are regulated and will also examine regulation of investment funds with exposures to crypto-assets.
The FinTech guide 2019 provides expert legal commentary on key issues for businesses. The guide covers the important developments in the most significant jurisdictions.
This FSB directory, created for a G20 Summit, delivers information on the relevant regulators and other authorities in FSB jurisdictions and standard-setting bodies who are dealing with crypto-assets issues, and the aspects covered by them.
If you are considering an Initial Coin Offering, sometimes referred to as an "ICO," or otherwise engaging in the offer, sale, or distribution of a digital asset, you need to consider whether the U.S. federal securities laws apply.
Paper identifies post-trade responsibilities that should be undertaken to establish confidence in security token platforms and protect market stability.
“Improving the Past, Tackling the Present, and Advancing to a Digital Market Future”
“States are urged to refrain from enacting legislation pending the result of the committee’s work.” - Uniform Law Commission
The study gathers survey data from more than 180 cryptoasset companies and individuals, covering 47 countries across five world regions, providing new insights into the current state of the cryptoasset industry.
Launching a Digital Asset Exchange
An Introduction to Distributed Ledger Technology
The technology behind cryptocurrency is poised to alter the world forever.
The eight chapters of Tech Trends 2019 look to guide CIOs through today’s most promising trends, with an eye toward innovation and growth and a spotlight on emerging trends that may well offer new avenues for pursuing strategic ambitions.
Discover four strategies to navigate this new world.
A report presenting the results of an annual industry survey, discussing the combined insights into topics such as the impact of blockchain on industries, benefits of blockchain, and current skills and knowledge in the space.
While the Crypto-Currency space has many risks, the opportunity appears vast with constant technology updates. With a rapid rise in prices we outline the bull case for building a decentralized future.
This report aggregates the opinions of more than 1,000 blockchain executives across the world.
Blockchain is more than just a data security protocol — it could transform the way industries and individuals do business.