LGO Markets Regulatory Update–Week of December 10, 2018

In this update, we discuss two new cryptocurrency bills introduced by U.S. congressmen, the NYDFS’s approval of Signature Bank’s Signet digital payment solution, and a lawsuit alleging manipulation of the bitcoin cash network.U.S. Congressmen Introduce Two Bills Aimed at Cryptocurrency Price Manipulation, More ForthcomingIn a…

What is front running and how can it be prevented?

“Information is a valuable commodity.  When only a select few are privy to certain information–such as material non-public information about an imminent block transaction–the information is even more valuable.” -David M. Bovi, Rule 10b-5 Liability for Front-Running: Adding a New Dimension to the “Money Game” Front running is…

LGO Markets Regulatory Update–Week of November 26, 2018

In this update, we talk about the SEC Chairman's keynote address at Consensus: Invest, a court ruling that the SEC failed to show a token was a security, and DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather's settlements with the SEC for their undisclosed compensation for ICO promotions.  SEC Chair Focuses on Custody,…

Tokenization: Providing real-world value in an opaque digital asset investing landscape.

What is Tokenization?Generally speaking, tokenization is a process similar to the traditional process of securitization, where the primary difference is that ownership (and its features) is represented via smart contracts.  These are coded into a digital asset that will be traded on the blockchain. Owning a certain percentage of…

Announcing LGO Markets’ Soft Launch

The LGO Markets team has been working intensively for more than a year to create a digital asset trading platform that meets the needs of institutional investors. Today, we are thrilled to bring that dream to life. Consensus: Invest is where we are announcing the Soft Launch of LGO Markets.…