Digital Asset Services

Digital assets (cryptocurrencies) and the distributed ledger technology behind them have the potential to completely change the way financial products are created, distributed, and traded. They also hold the potential to change how purchases are made and assets are tracked.  Currently, they can both reduce fraud and increase fraud.

Oyster can help firms view the opportunities and risks associated with digital assets from a strategic, operational, and compliance standpoint for the emerging digital asset industry and for existing broker-dealers and RIAs. Our services include:

Digital Asset Services

   ADV/CTA Amendments

   AML

   CMA

   Clearing/Reporting

   Custody/Possession & Control

   Market Access 15c3-5

   Marketing Review

   New Product Review

   NFA/CFTC Registration

   Policies & Procedures

   Risk Assessment

   Suitability

   Testing

   Training

 

Related Digital Asset Resources:

Digital Assets – Engage Operations Team NowBuddy Doyle – August 20, 2018

The Custody Dilemma for Digital AssetsBuddy Doyle – August 7, 2018

Regulatory Actions – ICOs and Digital TradingBill Reilly, Don Horwitz – July 17, 2018

Practical Considerations for Firms with Clients in the Digital Assets MarketsBill Reilly, June 21st, 2018

Blockchain Technology – Transforming Business Activities – June 7th, 2018

Digital Assets and State Regulatory ChallengesBill Reilly, Don Horwitz, June 5, 2018

Cryptocurrencies and the Regulatory Challenges Around ThemBill Reilly, Don Horwitz, May 29, 2018

Cryptocurrencies – Time to understand the Products, Risks and BenefitsGeorge Jennison, May 22, 2018

Cryptocurrencies Could Change Product Purchasing, Trading and TrackingBuddy Doyle, May 15, 2018

Anti-money LaunderingNew Product Review
CMANFA/CFTC Registration
Clearing / ReportingPolicies and Procedures
Custody Possession and ControlRisk Assessment
Form ADV/CTA AmendmentsSuitability
Market Access 15c3-5Reporting
Marketing ReviewTesting

For more information call (804) 965-5400 and one of our Relationship Managers will be happy to assist you.

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Additional Resources:

The Evolution of the Regulatory Digital Asset Framework for Broker-Dealers – Ed Wegner, October 20, 2020

Digital Assets – Where Are We Now? Buddy Doyle – February 21, 2019

Digital Assets – Engage Operations Team NowBuddy Doyle – August 20, 2018

The Custody Dilemma for Digital AssetsBuddy Doyle – August 7, 2018

Regulatory Actions – ICOs and Digital TradingBill Reilly – July 17, 2018

Practical Considerations for Firms with Clients in the Digital Assets MarketsBill Reilly, June 21st, 2018

Blockchain Technology – Transforming Business Activities – June 7th, 2018

Digital Assets and State Regulatory ChallengesBill Reilly – June 5, 2018

Cryptocurrencies and the Regulatory Challenges Around ThemBill Reilly – May 29, 2018

Cryptocurrencies – Time to understand the Products, Risks and BenefitsGeorge Jennison, May 22, 2018

Cryptocurrencies Could Change Product Purchasing, Trading and TrackingBuddy Doyle, May 15, 2018