Coinbase Stops Multisig Vaults Support

. Support for multi-signature vaults will stop on April 19 this year
23 March 2018   1079

The American cryptocurrency company Coinbase stops multisig vaults support, whose additional level of security is provided by the multi-signature function. This is reported by Bitcoin.com.

Among the main reasons for this decision, representatives of the company call the low popularity of this option among customers, as well as negative feedback from them. Support for multi-signature vaults will stop on April 19 this year.

By removing this functionality, engineering time spent on supporting multisig vaults can be reallocated to continued investment in the security and reliability of our platform, which is of critical importance to our customers.
 

Coinbase Team

Also company explained that the increase in the number of bitcoin hardforks complicates the maintenance of such vaults, as well as ensuring the possibility of withdrawing coins that appear as a result of these events.

For users of multisig vaults, the company recommends making sure that they have two private keys required to manage their assets.

TokenSoft to Cooperate with Coinbase Custody

From now on, TokenSoft offers two custodial solutions to security-token issuers
21 December 2018   301

Platform for launching security tokens TokenSoft announced the native integration of the broker-dealer TokenSoft Global Markets, which is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, with Coinbase Custody, the leading custodian platform for institutional clients from the US cryptocurrency company Coinbase.

TokenSoft now offers two custodial solutions to security-token issuers: a digital asset store based on their own development, or a Coinbase Custody solution using a blockchain to prevent the client and custodian from mixing.

In many instances, issuers are looking for someone to manage the security and compliance of custody for them. The current options aren’t fully integrated, use omnibus accounts, and don’t provide the level of data granularity necessary to meet the standards of top accounting firms. Additionally, Coinbase’s approval in one of the strictest jurisdictions, New York, gives everyone a lot of comfort. This new custody relationship will enable our issuers to simply work with one of the most well-known custody platforms in the industry, providing them with security, compliance and peace of mind.
 

Mason Borda

CEO, TokenSoft

Coinbase Custody Trust Company LLC received approval from the New York State Financial Services Authority (NYDFS) for custodial services in October.

Previously, Coinbase and TokenSoft invested in a startup called Nomics, which intends to index 95% of the data related to cryptocurrency trading.