ESG Lawsuits

According to GreenBiz: ” Lawsuits involving ESG-related issues have increased by 25 percent over the past three decades, according to research published earlier this year by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)….. Broadridge, a fintech company, also highlights regulator crackdowns on greenwashing and an increase in event-driven securities litigation — where lawsuits are filed over significant events that […]

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U.S. Regulation of Digital Assets – Who?

Confused as to what is a digital asset and which U.S. government agency has jurisdiction? The Tokenizer has a good overview at Regulation-of-Digital-Assets-in-the-United-States-of-America. Digital assets are either a security regulated by the SEC, or a commodity regulated by the CFTC, or a currency regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. But on the […]

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Tokenization of Real-World Assets: Assessing Market Sentiment

Security Token Market estimates that there are currently $16.5 billion of security tokens trading in the secondary market. JPMorgan claims to have processed almost $700 billion of tokenized short-term loans. Broadridge is currently using a blockchain based repo platform for $1 trillion per month in transactions. Boston Consulting Group and the World Economic Forum suggest […]

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Real estate security token offerings and the secondary market: Driven by crypto hype or fundamentals?

“Digitization is transforming various industries, including the financial and real estate sectors. We highlight the new way of securitizing assets, using the blockchain and digital security tokens and their issuance processes through STOs. Real estate has been identified as a suitable market for tokenization due to this technical innovation overcoming the drawbacks of direct real […]

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MSCI Real Estate Market Size

MSCI Real Assets has published its July 2023 “MSCI Real Estate Market Size” report on the size and geography of professionally managed global real estate. Highlights include: The total real estate investable market is estimated at USD 19.5 trillion of which USD 13.3 trillion is professionally managed. The size of the professionally managed global real […]

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