Paxos Wins SEC ‘No-Action’ Letter; Launches Blockchain-Based Settlements Of US-Listed Equities

New York-based Paxos Trust Company has announced they will launch a blockchain-based settlement network for a select number of U.S.- recorded equities, this decision was based on a letter from the SEC stating they will not pursue any further action against the exchange.

A no-action letter from the SEC means the U.S. office will not constrain the exchange which now enables the organization to continue with its intended action.

Paxos stated for the first time in 50 years, that U.S. equities will be settled on an external standard settlement framework. Several monetary frameworks have adopted blockchain-based systems which are intended for transferring securities on the blockchain.

Blockchain, which initially rose as the framework fueling the computerized cash bitcoin, is a mutual database kept up by a system of PCs. The Paxos Settlement Service will first be used by Credit Suisse and Société Générale. With approval from the SEC, this function will settle equity transactions in the United States.

Paxos claimed that this network will assist customers with reduced charges and access capital generally caught in the inheritance settlement framework. They will accept monetary and securities trades as they are able to settle within existing frameworks. Cascarilla said:

“Paxos will have the option to settle a set number of value stocks – for the most part, fluid, huge top stocks that have low unpredictability.”

Paxos propelled PAX Gold (PAXG), a gold-supported Ethereum token, in September asserting that it is “the first crypto-asset redeemable for physical gold.” A couple of days after the fact, the stablecoin got an administrative thumbs up from the New York State Department of Financial Services. The administration body alluded to PAXG as the main gold-backed digital currency to be qualified for exchanging in the territory of New York.

The San Francisco-based digital currency trade Kraken recently declared that it is posting PAXG. The clients of the trade will have the option to store, pull back and exchange the benefit beginning October 29.

Sritanshu Sinha
Sritanshu is an up-and-coming writer who has rolled up his sleeves and really put himself in a real position to learn, educate and translate cryptocurrencies to the world. Since early 2018 he has written nearly one thousand articles for B.E.G. and has a true passion for emerging technologies such as digital startups and economic anthropology. Living in India, he personally loves the concept and idea of bitcoin as a whole and believes it is one of humanity’s best bets on creating a true borderless economy worldwide.


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