Settlement on blockchain does not yet exist, but not for lack of effort or interest. The reasons here are varied, but can be broken down most easily in two ways: by definition and through mechanics. By definition, settlement does not yet exist on blockchain because it is defined by the…


TORONTO— October 20, 2020: Coinbase Custody, a US-based qualified custodian specializing in digital asset custody for institutions, has been added to the Polymath Service Provider Marketplace. Polymath users now have access to Coinbase’s secure and battle-tested custody storage, while minimizing onboarding friction on all sides.

The Polymath Service Provider Marketplace…


If you’re new to security tokens or an experienced blockchain user, finding information tied to your keys and accounts like assets and transaction histories can be convoluted and downright confusing. For example, your typical block explorer is an excellent tool for users to monitor transactions, but only if you know…


Blockchain governance is the set of rules that outline how a chain is managed, how changes are implemented, and who the key decision makers are — simply put, it’s the constitution that guides a blockchain. Governance can be a very important and difficult topic for any blockchain, not to mention…


An essential feature of the current capital markets ecosystem is ensuring that private transactional information (who holds a security and how much they hold) remains confidential at all times. This is where one of the key challenges with public, general-purpose blockchains comes into play — anyone can see the contents…


Today marks the release of Polymesh Testnet II: Alcyone. Much like it’s predecessor Aldebaran, Alcyone is the name of a star within the Taurus constellation, a nice nod to our Polymath brand bull.

Whereas Testnet I was predominantly user-facing, much of what Alcyone brings to life is under the hood…


As compliance requirements continue to evolve, participants in the space have needed to put in place increasingly complicated, often-proprietary systems to remain compliant. While these systems may add elements of automation to complex compliance rules, they still require manual intervention making them far from the end-to-end automation that’s needed to…


The objectives of most securities regulators is to provide protection to investors from unfair and fraudulent practices, foster fair and efficient capital markets, and contribute to the stability of the financial system and the reduction of systemic risk to facilitate capital formation. …


“…the challenge is about taking things that are infinitely complex and making them simpler and more understandable.”

Robert Greenberg said this in 2006 in reference to the challenges facing advertising, but it’s especially poignant today. In fact, the idea of turning complexity to simplicity and understandability is ingrained in Polymath’s…


With Polymesh Governance, POLYX holders have the opportunity to influence the direction of the Polymesh blockchain. They can do this by submitting a Polymesh Improvement Proposal (PIP) through Polymesh Governance. Other POLYX holders vote on the proposal, with approved proposals voted on by the Polymesh Governing Council for implementation.

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