Blockchain/Bitcoin

Abu Dhabi Global Market Sets Out Guidance On Initial Coin Offerings And Virtual Currencies

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has set out in Guidance its approach to Initial Coin/Token Offerings (ICOs) and virtual currencies under the Financial Services and Markets Regulations (FSMR). Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) has

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Leonteq Launches Swiss Tracker Certificates on Bitcoin

Swiss fintech firm Leonteq launched last week tracker certificates on bitcoin in CHF, EUR and USD. The new suite of exchange-traded notes tracking bitcoin is targeted at investors seeking to capitalize on the cryptocurrency rapid price rise. Since the start

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«The Blockchain Folk Theorem» Wins SFI Outstanding Paper Award 2017

At Swiss Finance Institute’s Annual Meeting held in Zurich on 4 October 2017, the SFI College of chairs has nominated Professor Bruno Biais, Toulouse School of Economics, Professor Christophe Bisière, Toulouse School of Economics, Professor Matthieu Bouvard, McGill University, and

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Finastra, R3 Und 7 Führende Banken Entwickeln Distributed-Ledger-Technologie-Plattform Für Die Konsortialkreditwirtschaft

Finastra und sieben führende Banken entwickeln gemeinsam einen Online-Marktplatz, um für mehr Transparenz und Effizienz im Konsortialkreditmarkt zu sorgen. Auf Grundlage der Corda-Plattform von R3, die auf der Distributed-Ledger-Technologie (DLT) basiert, zeigt Fusion LenderComm  Kreditgebern in Echtzeit Kreditverträge, Rückstellungen, Bilanzpositionen und detaillierte

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Hochschule Luzern akzeptiert Zahlungen mit Bitcoin

Blockchain, jene Technologie, die den Transfer der virtuellen Währung Bitcoin erst ermöglicht, ist in der Hochschule Luzern Gegenstand von Forschungsprojekten und Weiterbildungsangeboten. Mit der Akzeptanz der Kryptowährung Bitcoin setzt die Hochschule Luzern ein Zeichen, dass sie nicht nur Wissen zu

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Erstes Schweizer Versandhaus Akzeptiert Bitcoin

Das Familienunternehmen Lehner Versand im idyllisch gelegenen Schenkon bei Sursee am Sempachersee überzeugt seit fast 35 Jahren seine Kundschaft mit hohem Kundenservice und wächst konstant. Heute sind ca. 190 Mitarbeitende in der Zentrale sowie in den schweizweit sieben Direktverkaufsstellen tätig. In den

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Swiss Regulator FINMA Is Investigating ICO Procedures

The Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has observed a marked increase in initial coin offerings (ICOs) conducted in Switzerland. It has therefore issued FINMA Guidance 04/2017 on this topic. FINMA has also indicated that it is investigating a number of

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Inaugural ICO Summit Confirms Switzerland’s Leading Role in Crypto Finance

Hundreds of people gathered in Zurich, Switzerland earlier this month to hear leading experts discuss the current state of crypto finance, and share their experience and best practice for successful initial coin offering (ICO) execution. The inaugural ICO Summit, which

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ICO Activity Surges In Switzerland

Switzerland’s business friendly regulatory environment, legendary banking system, and political stability, have allowed the nation to emerge as a preferred location for cryptocurrency and blockchain startups. With the launch of the independent, government-supported Crypto Valley Association earlier this year, Switzerland

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FINMA Closes Down Coin Providers And Issues Warning About Fake Cryptocurrencies

The Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has closed down the unauthorised providers of the fake cryptocurrency “E-Coin”. The developers of E-Coin had accepted some million Swiss francs in public deposits without holding the required banking licence. FINMA has also launched

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