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The Howey Test is a test to determine whether an asset (or a token) represents an investment contract and if so, should be classified as a security.  

STO stands for “Security Token Offering” is an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) that launches security tokens. Security tokens are backed by something tangible, such as assets, profits or revenue of the company, and are therefore considered as investments. Issuers of security tokens and other parties have to comply with the legal requirements for securities where the token is being issued and actively

Security tokens are similar to traditional securities, such as equity, but build and programed on blockchain. Security tokens are backed by something tangible, such as assets, profits or revenue of the company, and are therefore considered as investments. Issuers of security tokens and other parties have to comply with the legal requirements for securities where

The ERC-1400 is a proposal as a standard for security tokens proposed by Stephane Gosselin, Adam Dossa, Pablo Ruiz and Fabian Vogelsteller. It shares many of the characteristics of fungible tokens (ERC-20) and non fungible tokens. Many believe this standard has the potential to create the boom in security tokens just like the ERC-20 standard did

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