Blockchain Real Estate Platform: ‘Security Token Would Kill Our Business’

Industry experts and lawyers discussed whether companies should issue security tokens in a panel debate at real estate-focused event BitcoinCRE on June 14.Part of London Tech Week, the event looked at regulations across the world and happened hours before Ether was declared ‘not a security‘ by the SEC.‘A Security Token Would Kill Our Business’In favour of issuing a security token, Lior Abehassera, co-founder of Leaseum Partners, a real estate agent token backed paying out dividends, said that it isn’t the easiest option, but that if done with good partners, ‘will help you from ending up in jail.’ He advised to be wary of market restrictions and to commit to performing know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) checks on investors.