Posts tagged with "Security Token"



Crypto Securities vs. Security Tokens – What is the Difference and what are the Advantages and Disadvantages?
05. July 2021
Since the introduction of the eWPG in Germany, businesses have the option to issue crypto securities. At the same time, the issuance of security tokens remains possible. How do the two variants differ from each other?

Tokenized Debenture Bonds and Deposit Business - What must STO Issuers Observe during the Planning Process?
24. May 2021
Issuers of security tokens take the risk of unintentionally operating deposit business when offering their tokens, which mandatorily requires a banking license. How can this risk be mitigated?

Token Sale as Public Offering or Private Placement – What are the differences?
12. April 2021
Token sales may require the creation and publication of an approved prospectus, if the offered tokens represent regulated investment products. However, this is only applicable to public offerings.

Security Token Offerings up to 8 Million Euro – Which Changes Does the German Federal Government Plan?
11. January 2021
Security information sheets for the offering of digital securities are intended to comprise up to four and not only three pages in the future. Anyhow, the additional space will have to be filled with additional required information.

21. September 2020
The German legislator intends to also extend the crypto custody business with the introduction of crypto securities. What does crypto custody business consist of in the future, what will be permitted and what will be prohibited?

31. August 2020
While the custody of traditional securities always requires a depository bank, security tokens can be taken into custody by crypto custody service providers or they can even be held in custody by the investor himself. What are the advantages of digital custody?

24. August 2020
The new legislative draft for the introduction of electronic securities differentiates between electronic securities and crypto securities. What will be the differences between these two forms of digital securities?

20. July 2020
The implementation of an acceptance feature in a security token ensures that the token and the associated investor rights can be transferred to the purchaser on the secondary market. How exactly does the acceptance feature work and why is it so important for over-the-counter trading of security tokens?

08. June 2020
The Capital Markets Union removes obstacles within the European capital markets. STO issuers can freely chose the country in which they want their security prospectus to be approved. But which supervisory authority is the best choice and what are the criteria to be considered for the selection?

11. May 2020
Financial service providers are obliged to fulfill strict obligations according to MiFID II when dealing with customers. Does this also apply to financial services that are related to crypto assets?

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