TokenSoft to Cooperate with Coinbase Custody

From now on, TokenSoft offers two custodial solutions to security-token issuers
21 December 2018   1435

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.

US OCC to Hire Coinbase's Chief Legal Officer

Brian Brooks will be the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency COO and  Senior Deputy Comptroller since 1st of April
17 March 2020   426

The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has recruited Coinbase's cryptocurrency exchange legal director, Brian Brooks, as its chief operating officer and first deputy head of department.

Brooks will take office on April 1st. He has been in charge of Coinbase's legal affairs since September 2018. At Brooks' new location, they announced that he would leave Coinbase and replace current COO Morris Morgan. Brooks is also a member of the board of directors of the mortgage company Fannie Mae, but will leave this post with a new appointment.

He is a visionary thinker with a passion for service and a deep understanding of how the financial services industry supports our nation's prosperity. We are fortunate to attract such an experienced and talented individual to join our federal agency.

 

Joseph Otting

Current Comptroller of the Currency

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is part of the US Department of the Treasury and supervises national banks. The agency has been operating since 1863 and is taking measures against banks, the practices of which it considers to be excessively risky.