Element Trading A leading global provider of liquidity across digital assets and cryptocurrencies.

Element Trading has built a robust global network of major brokers and exchanges and provides significant scale in over-the-counter (OTC) trading. We are market makers across major crypto and fiat currencies. We deliver innovative client-tailored strategies and globally-integrated execution.

Excellence in Execution

Our Mission

We succeed by delivering value to our clients.
With no ownership links to exchanges or company owned crypto asset pools, Element Trading is free of conflicts of interest inherent to liquidity provided by many OTC firms.

Terms and eligibility

  • Minimum order size of $100K
  • Eligibility subject to KYC and AML requirements
  • Support all major cryptocurrencies
  • Element Trading LLC does not custody assets on behalf of trading counterparties

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General questions

What is your transaction minimum?

Our minimum size is $50,000 per transaction.

Does Element Trading custody digital currencies on behalf of counterparties?

No, Element Trading does not custody digital currencies on behalf of counterparties. You will need to setup a wallet on your end in order to settle any over-the-counter trades.

Which digital currencies can I trade with Element Trading?

Element Trading trades the following digital currencies over-the-counter: Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP).

Does Element Trading provide investment or financial advice?

Element Trading does not provide any investment or financial advice.

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How do I become a trading counterparty?

As a regulated financial institution, we are required to do AML/KYC on all of our trading counter-parties. This includes obtaining (at a minimum): For individuals:
  • Government-issued ID
  • Proof of address
  • Social security number or equivalent government-issued number
For corporate accounts:
  • Formation and governance documents
  • Proof of address
  • Information of ultimate beneficiaries, directors and authorized representatives
Further information may be requested as part of the on-boarding process.
Under the USA PATRIOT Act, and its implementing regulations, Element Trading is required to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person with which Element Trading trades in fiat money or digital currency.

How long does it take to approve trading application?

It usually takes 24 hours to review an application once all requested documents are submitted. Your application will either be approved, rejected, or we will ask for additional information.

Do I need to be based in the US to trade with Element Trading?

You do not have to be based in the United States to trade with Element Trading. We trade with international clients and customers in the states of California and Montana in the United States*
Your bank account also does not have to be an American or US based bank as long as the account can send/receive USD.
* In regard to the US, we currently service clients in the states of California or Montana. In regard to non-US clients, eligibility will depend of the permissibility of entering into such transactions in your country of origin/residence

Before Trading

How to select a digital wallet?

Please ensure a proper wallet is set up prior to trading with Element Trading. Please choose your wallet carefully. Examples of wallet providers include the following:
Software:
  • BitGo
  • Coinbase
  • Exodus
  • Xapo
Hardware:
  • Trezor
  • Ledger
We also recommend two-factor authentication (such as Google Authenticator) on all wallet accounts.

What forms of payment are acceptable?

Element Trading accepts bank wires in USD (please do not send ACH). Credit cards, debit cards, or cash will not be accepted.

Trading and Settlement

How do I place an order to buy or sell?

Once your account is approved we will set up a communication channel with you – we are flexible here and could use Skype/ Telegram/ Whatsapp chats/ SMS or emails. You could place your order with the trading desk via Skype/ Telegram/ Whatsapp/ SMS or email.

What types of orders does Element Trading support?

Element Trading supports spot and limit orders.

What are your commissions?

Our commissions depend on liquidity and market conditions. Please contact us at [email protected] to learn more.

How does settlement work?

If you are acting as the seller, you deliver the digital currency to the wallet provided by Element Trading in the Exchange Order Form and receive USD into your bank account. You would need to confirm your bank wire instructions in the Exchange Order Form so that Element Trading knows where to send the USD.
If you are acting as the buyer, you deliver USD to the bank account of Element Trading indicated in the Exchange Order Form and receive the digital currency to your wallet. You would need to confirm your digital currency wallet in the Exchange Order Form so that Element Trading knows where to send the digital currency. We will do a micro transaction to confirm your wallet address before sending the whole amount of the digital currency.

How long does it take to settle the transaction?

When selling digital currencies, wire transfer may take up to 24-48 hours after the order is filled.
When buying digital currencies, digital currencies will be immediately sent to your wallet after the order is filled.

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DISCLAIMER: Cryptocurrency and digital assets prices are volatile and fluctuate day-to-day. Trading in these digital assets may be considered a high-risk activity. Proper diligence and sound judgement should be used in evaluating the risks associated with these activities. We do not solicit nor make any representation that digital assets are an investment vehicle. The decision to trade digital assets rests entirely on the users own independent judgement.

Currently, in regard to the US, we service clients in the states of California and Montana.In regard to non-US clients, eligibility will depend on the permissibility of entering into such transactions in your country of origin or residence.

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