Blockchain/Bitcoin

Lombard Odier Investment Managers completes its first Blockchain Bond Trade

The Insurance Linked Strategies (ILS) team at Lombard Odier Investment Managers  has completed its first bond transaction using blockchain, the immutable ledger for recording transactions. The team’s purchase of catastrophe bonds is believed to be among the first secondary market

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Lykke Switches Trading-Place to Centralized Model: Did Blockchain trading fail?

As cryptocurrencies gain popularity, scalability issues and high transaction fees have forced Swiss startup Lykke to switch from a semi-decentralized to a centralized operational mode. The transition for Bitcoin trading wallets occurred in late-December 2017, while the transition for Ethereum

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Unsinns-Studie: Jeder zehnte Schweizer möchte 2018 in Bitcoin und Cryptos investieren

Neun Prozent der Befragten haben bereits Bitcoins oder andere Kryptowährungen gekauft. Weitere elf Prozent gaben an, im kommenden Jahr darin investieren zu wollen. Dabei rechnen nur gerade acht Prozent dieser zweiten Gruppe effektiv mit Kursgewinnen; 92 Prozent möchte das Investment

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Statement Concerning The Tezos Crowd Contribution And The Tezos Foundation

In recent weeks there have been reports in various media outlets and publications of differences of opinion and governance issues in regards to the Tezos Foundation internally as well as its founders. Due to this, many of our clients and

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Gibraltar: Distributed Ledger Technology Regulatory Framework

The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission’s (GFSC) DLT Regulatory Framework came in to effect on 1st January 2018. This means that firms in Gibraltar, that use DLT (also known as blockchain) to store or transmit value belonging to others, now have

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Index On Bitcoin Futures XBT Launched

Three weeks after the approval of bitcoin futures by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in the United States, Solactive is launching the Solactive Bitcoin Front Month Rolling Futures 5D Index, an index tracking the performance of XBT futures listed on

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Estland is Planning to Launch Estcoin — and that’s only the Start

The startup world is being rapidly transformed by Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Instead of giving up shares, many startups are now raising finance by issuing their own blockchain-based crypto coins to investors around the world. The US, Singapore, and Switzerland

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Crypto Finance AG schliesst auf dem Weg zur Schweizer Banklizenz eine 16 Mio. Finanzierungsrunde ab

Die Crypto Finance AG mit Ihren drei Geschäftsbereichen Crypto Fund, Crypto Broker und Crypto Storage beantragt derzeit eine Banklizenz bei der Eidgenössischen Finanzmarktaufsicht FINMA. Dieser Prozess wird einige Zeit in Anspruch nehmen, deshalb “ist es von entscheidender Bedeutung, sich frühzeitig

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Stadt Wien und EY sichern öffentliche Daten mit Blockchain

Die Stadt Wien hat einen ersten Schritt für den Einsatz der Blockchain-Technologie in Verwaltungsprozessen gesetzt. Ein erstes Pilotprojekt, das in Zusammenarbeit mit der Prüfungs- und Beratungsorganisation EY umgesetzt wurde, steht kurz vor dem erfolgreichen Abschluss. Blockchain-Technologie sorgt für Transparenz und

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Dragon INC. is On Course to Complete World’s Largest ICO

Dragon Inc., a fintech company that underpins the casino gaming sector with blockchain technology, launched its Pre-ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on Friday December 8th, 2017, a subscription round of funding that allows the public to buy the company’s cryptocurrency. The

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