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Dave Hendricks argues tokenizing real world assets, like his attempt launching security tokens, is harder to pull off technically and legally than the hype would suggest. (Ali Kokab/Unsplash, cropped)
Real World Asset Tokenization Is Fake News
Although the biggest trend in crypto, particularly in DeFi, tokenization is just another swing at "security tokens." Traditional assets can migrate on-chain, but it'll be hard...
Dave Hendricks argues tokenizing real world assets, like his attempt launching security tokens, is harder to pull off technically and legally than the hype would suggest. (Ali Kokab/Unsplash, cropped)

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Osaka Digital Exchange to Start Security Token Trading Platform
The platform, named Start, will begin operation on Dec. 25 with a $20 million real-estate securities issuance.
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Tokenization News Roundup: the 'Next Trillion'
A weekly digest of articles, reports and analyses about tokenized RWAs, the fast-growing financial instruments that merge traditional finance to the blockchain.
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Real world assets are increasingly being seen as a growth area in crypto and TradFi. (Claudio Schwarz/.Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
The Trillion Dollar Crypto Opportunity: Real World Asset Tokenization
Going by technology theorist Carlota Perez's research, "RWAs" may be the next phase of substantive crypto development.
Real world assets are increasingly being seen as a growth area in crypto and TradFi. (Claudio Schwarz/.Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

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Security Tokens and Tokenized Securities Are Not the Same Thing
Experimentation with tokenization is leading to growing confusion about terminology, and that is getting in the way of a deeper understanding of its potential, says Noelle Ach...
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South Korea’s Crypto Firms Will Have to Self-Regulate Under New Guidance
The guidance requires interested parties, such as issuers and brokers, to determine whether or not a token is a security.
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South Korea Issues Guidelines for Regulating Security Tokens as Legislation Looms
Financial regulators in South Korea are working to bring security tokens into the scope of the country's capital markets rules.
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How Security Tokens Can Benefit Creditors in Bankruptcy Restructurings
These blockchain-based assets are SEC-regulated and can give investors a share of a failed business like Celsius' future profits.
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INX Debuts Trading Platform for SEC-Registered Security Tokens and Cryptocurrencies
The company will also offer services for investors seeking to raise capital through a security token offering.
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South Korea's financial regulators want to formalize the issuance and distribution of security tokens. (Jacek Malipan/Getty Images)
South Korea Is Gearing Up to Institutionalize Security Tokens
The country's financial regulators plan to publish guidelines for security token issuance and distribution towards the end of 2022.
South Korea's financial regulators want to formalize the issuance and distribution of security tokens. (Jacek Malipan/Getty Images)