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Diginex joins Global Digital Finance as a Founding Member

Diginex, a digital financial services and blockchain solutions company, has joined Global Digital Finance (GDF), the industry body driving acceleration and adoption of digital finance as a Founding Member.

Diginex will join other global leaders in the digital asset sector, including Circle, ConsenSys, Coinbase and R3, to form a group who will support GDF in developing its global strategy and growing a community membership of firms who wish to adhere to the Code of Conduct.

Malcolm Wright, Chief Compliance Officer at Diginex, said: “As a founding member of GDF, we are delighted to be at the forefront of this important global industry initiative. We believe collaboration between leading market participants will assist regulators to begin to shape future guidelines for the digital asset industry and Diginex is committed to working closely with GDF to ensure success of the project.”

GDF recently announced the release of its industry led Code of Conduct (the GDF Code) and Taxonomy for Cryptographic Assets following approval of the Code by the GDF community in a series of global mini-summits held in Asia, Europe and the USA.

More information can be found at www.gdf.io

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About Diginex

Diginex delivers solutions that make digital assets more accessible, business processes more efficient, and societies more secure. We shape the future of blockchain technology by solving the problems of today. We put clients’ and investors’ needs first while remaining flexible, technology-agnostic, and focused on end-value creation for business and society.

About Global Digital Finance (GDF)

Global Digital Finance is an industry body driving the acceleration and adoption of digital finance to support the advancement of next generation technologies in finance. Global Digital Finance endeavours to drive efficient, fair and transparent crypto asset markets by building a knowledge base and best practice for “Truly Digital” finance and the benefits tokens can bring all market participants. We promote an inclusive vision in which crypto assets and token markets can evolve and grow in complement within traditional financial services.

About the Code of Conduct and taxonomy

Global Digital Finance conducted a consultation on the Code of Conduct for Cryptoassets and a supporting Taxonomy. The Code of Conduct consists of three parts, Part I – Overarching Principles, Part II – Additional Principles for Token Sales and for Token Sale Service Providers and Part III – Additional Principles for Token Trading Platforms.

Global Digital Finance has published additional principles to the GDF Code of Conduct:  Part IV – Principles for Cryptoasset Funds and Fund Managers and Part V – Principles for Token Comparison and Rating Websites.  This consultation will be open until 31 January 2019.

Future components of the code under development will include additional principles for Custody, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing.