In all the ways that the cryptocurrency space has developed over recent years, one prediction that never quite came to fruition was the rise of tokenized securities. As the ICO boom died down, many predicted that traditional trading would soon be performed using tokens. As things stand, that prediction hasn’t turned out entirely in the way that crypto enthusiasts had hoped.
Regulators across the globe started to clamp down on cryptocurrencies, particularly as they interacted with the traditional securities markets. Perhaps an inevitable but unintended consequence of this approach is that an entire industry sprang up around unregulated derivatives. Whereas BitMEX was the originator of this phenomenon, others have now joined the fray, including Deribit, Bybit, Binance, and many more.
As a result, regulation has proven to be the most significant roadblock to the success of tokenized securities. Now, Currency.com has stepped up in response to this challenge by gaining regulatory approval to trade tokenized securities in the…