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The Crypto Custody Conundrum: What Are We Even Talking About?

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s Director of Research. The opinions expressed in this article are…

It Took 18 Months, But This Blockchain Securities Firm Got the Nod From FINRA

Wall Street’s self-regulatory organization (SRO) has green-lit a new blockchain-powered securities trading platform. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has approved…

FINRA Extends Deadline for Firms to Report Crypto Activity

Amid the kerfuffle last week over Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project and its potential regulation, the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)…

SEC, FINRA Explain Why They’re Taking So Long to Approve Crypto Custodians

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) believe there are a number of…

Gemini to Apply for Broker-Dealer License in Bid to Trade Crypto Securities

The Winklevoss-owned cryptocurrency exchange Gemini will apply for a broker-dealer license from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), CoinDesk has…

Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch

THE TAKEAWAY: FINRA has sat for months on roughly 40 broker-dealer applications from companies dealing in crypto assets, denying them a broker-dealer…

FINRA Fines Ex-Merrill Lynch Investment Adviser Over Crypto Mining Sideline

U.S. self-regulatory organization, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), has fined and suspended an investment adviser over undeclared cryptocurrency mining activities.…

Ethereum Investment Vehicle Approved for Small Investors

Individual investors will soon be able to invest in Grayscale Ethereum Trust, billed as “the first U.S. publicly quoted security…

Circle’s SeedInvest Takes Step Toward Tokenizing Stocks With Trading License

Equity fundraising platform SeedInvest, which was recently acquired by cryptocurrency startup Circle, can now operate as an alternative trading system…

Is ConsenSys Startup Token Foundry Dead or Doing Something Different?

Token Foundry set out last year to be the best platform for running initial coin offerings. The website of the…

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