PURA Partners With OpenLedger

PURA trading began on the OpenLedger platform, and deposits and withdrawals of both cryptocurrencies and fiat became available
15 February 2018   79

PURA is an international digital currency that lets users to transact with anyone in the world directly, privately and instantly, removing the expense or need for a middle man like a bank or a payment provider.

On February 12, PURA trading began on the OpenLedger platform, and deposits and withdrawals of both cryptocurrencies and traditional fiat funds (government-issued currencies such as USD and EUR) became available.

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PURA has announced that it is glad to partner with OpenLedger, which is a gateway to invest, trade and manage users' portfolio in the cryptocurrency markets on the online exchange, accessible 24/7 from web browser anywhere in the world.

As it was stated in the official announcement of PURA team, PURA is proud to be listed on OpenLedger, a state-of-the-art player in the fintech industry, and is certain that the wide range of innovative blockchain solutions for private investors and businesses will change the landscape of cryptocurrencies.

At the moment of press, these are main market parameters of PURA:

Average price: $0,380200
Market cap: $65 694 962 
24h volume: $168 586

Wyoming Passed Bill Exempting Utility Tokens from Securities Laws

The Wyoming House of Representatives has unanimously approved a bill exempting utility tokens from securities laws  
20 February 2018   71

On Monday, House Bill (HB) 70 passed the House 60 to 0 and will now head to the Senate. The bill exempts utility tokens from securities laws. This will attracts ICO’s launches to the state and will make the state a favorable environment for blockchain startups.

According to the bill, the utility token must meet three conditions:

  1. The token’s issuer must not market it as an investment;

  2. The token must be exchangeable for goods and services, for example, startups must have a working product or service at the time the tokens are issued;

  3. The token’s issuer must not actively make efforts to create a secondary market for the token by entering into a repurchase agreement or agreeing to locate buyers for the token.

It is important to note that there are four more cryptocurrency and blockchain-related bills currently moving through the Wyoming legislature.

HB 19 passed the House of Representatives on Monday and is now awaiting introduction in the Senate. The bill exempts cryptocurrency from the state’s money transmitter act.

HB 101 has passed its second reading in the House and, if it passes its final hearing, will then go to the Senate. This bill will allow companies to create and use blockchains for the purpose of storing records and conducting inter-office communication.

HB 126 has just passed its second reading in the House. It will allow the creation of series LLCs.

Senate File (SF) 111 passed a vote to introduce on Friday and is now headed to a committee hearing. This bill will exempt cryptocurrency assets from state property taxes.