An Onboarding Process to Match Our Principles

As LGO Markets has begun to onboard institutions during our soft launch, here is a deeper look into how our onboarding process fulfills our goals of building trust and promoting fairness, security, and transparency in crypto-asset markets.Onboarding ExplainedFor financial firms, onboarding is the process by which potential clients are…

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,…