The Philippines Financial Authorities Outline ICO Rules

Asia The Philippines

In a recently released 37-page long document The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission outlines its rules for ICOs.

According to the paper, those planning to conducts ICOs in the Philippines will not have to apply for approval with the Commission at least 90 days before the project’s launch.

The application process will require the ICO issuer to submit a detailed explanation of the company’s operations, fees structure and more, as well as an independent legal option stating that the proposed token Is, in fact, a utility token and not a security.

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