Decentralized exchanges (DEX) are a leading example of Decentralized finance (Defi) platforms. A number of DEXes have come up since Uniswap was launched in 2019. They have helped create liquidity for investors in digital assets such as crypto currencies and stablecoins. Investors typically contribute pairs of digital assets in pools…

Even with stable coins and CBDCs, can we use them for transactions involving assets denominated in two currencies ?

Single currency pegged stable coins such as USDT, USDC and others as well as Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) currently in discussion or pilots in China, France, Switzerland and other countries have yet to answer the question on how transactions for payments and settlement of trades in two currencies can…

Regulatory compliance is key for security tokens. What options do we have on regulation compliant issuing and trading ?

Security tokens and Digital securities are terms that are often used interchangeably. They are not the same. Digital securities are electronic records of shares, bonds, fund units and other financial instruments with centralized securities depositories that are directly supervised by securities regulators in national jurisdictions. For example, in the countries…

Security tokens represent shares, bonds, fund units and other mostly private, unlisted financial assets. How do we value them ?

The focus so far in the decentralized finance (Defi) and digital assets space has been on issuing and trading of collateralized crypto assets. While that is new and interesting, tokenization of financial assets is the big opportunity.

Billions in Defi today and the Trillions in traditional financial assets that can potentially get tokenized

Tokenization of privately held, unlisted financial assets will enable distribution of tokenized assets…

The Via is a multi-currency token which tracks exchange rates and returns on fiat currencies using a novel interest rate mechanism. The Via is usable on any blockchain platform that supports contracts such as the ERC20 standard on Ethereum. …

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