Token Policy Guidelines
& Resources

The token landscape is rapidly evolving. Its complexities, the laws and regulations that apply, and the trends, facts and figures behind them are ever-changing. The Chamber of Digital Commerce’s Token Policy Guidelines and Resources page tackles a number of issues impacting the token ecosystem. This page is meant to provide the industry and policymakers with the tools to make informed decisions when engaging in the token economy.

Understanding Digital Tokens: Second Edition

The way in which digital tokens operate is complex and can maintain multiple characteristics – from an investment contract, to something necessary for utilizing a digital platform, to a form of payment or exchange. This second edition of “Understanding Digital Tokens” is a follow-on installment to our initial report, and delves even deeper into the overall regulatory and market landscape of the token ecosystem. View the series below and check this page for regular updates on the publication of future segments as we roll them out.  

Considerations & Guidelines for Securities &
Non-Securities Tokens

Describes securities tokens with corresponding guidelines related to the legal and regulatory frameworks that apply to them.

Market Overviews & Trends in Token Project Fundraising Events

Presents economic and market trends, facts, and figures from 2013 to the present to better understand the scope of the token evolution.

Consumer Protection Considerations & Guidelines                                  

Identifies circumstances most likely to result in the application of consumer protection laws to activities involving digital tokens.

Guidelines for Anti-Money Laundering Compliance & Combatting the Financing of Terrorism

Provides an overview of laws in the U.S. aimed at the prevention of money laundering and at combatting the financing of terrorists (“CFT”).

Understanding Digital Tokens: First Edition

The first installment of a comprehensive set of token and ICO guidelines. Under the leadership of former SEC commissioner Paul Atkins and former CFTC Commissioner and Chair James Newsome, the project brings together industry technologists, economists, executives, lawyers and others worldwide within the Token Alliance. The project addresses some of the ideas that are quickly coming into focus for the blockchain industry — including the notion of self-governance for token sponsors and token trading platforms.

The first installment of a comprehensive set of token and ICO guidelines. Under the leadership of former SEC commissioner Paul Atkins and former CFTC Commissioner and Chair James Newsome, the project brings together 350+ industry technologists, economists, executives, lawyers and others worldwide within the Token Alliance. The project addresses some of the ideas that are quickly coming into focus for the blockchain industry — including the notion of self-governance for token sponsors and token trading platforms.

Global Legal Landscapes Governing Digital Tokens

An analysis of legal landscapes governing countries as it relates to the token ecosystem. We will be supplementing our existing legal landscape overviews for digital tokens on a rolling basis with the introduction of additional countries.

Understanding Digital Tokens: Coming Soon

Upcoming reports in the series will cover Consumer Protection, Cybersecurity and Anti-Money Laundering Compliance considerations and guidelines.

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Chamber Of Digital Commerce Publishes Series Of Reports As Resource For The Token Ecosystem

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