The crypto world has a reportedly notorious reputation for market manipulation in digital token and cryptocurrency trades. At the same time, there is a rise of security tokens which constitute capital market products. How would market conduct laws and regulations
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This article provides an overview of the broad categories of cryptocurrencies, namely Virtual Currencies, Security Tokens, Utility Tokens and Asset Backed Tokens. Each category and its associated characteristics is considered in turn. Introduction When people speak of cryptocurrencies, the first thing that