Tag "Blockchain"

Crypto Research Report: Liechtenstein Prime Minister Discusses Crypto and “Blockchain Act”

The Principality of Liechtenstein, a microstate in Central Europe known for its many private banks, is making a name for itself within the cryptocurrency industry as a friendly jurisdiction. For the past two years, the government has been crafting a

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Survey Shows That 45% Executives Still Don’t Trust in Blockchain Technology

PwC just released the results of a blockchain survey they held, that recorded responses from 600 executives from 15 territories. And while 83% of organisations state that their business does something related to blockchain, only 32% of these blockchain efforts

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Switzerland Poised to Become a Crypto Paradise

Switzerland is quickly emerging as a crypto paradise, supported by the country’s banking prowess, low taxes, elite universities and the Swiss brand itself that have attracted foreign cryptocurrency and blockchain startups into settling in the small European country. Efforts to

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Germany Sees Thriving Blockchain, Crypto Industry

Germany has one of the largest and most dynamic cryptocurrency communities in the world. Berlin in particular is a major blockchain hub, hosting some 120 startups, according to data from LSP Digital. Over the past months, new developments and projects

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Crypto Valley Zug Ranks Third in Startup Funding Report

The Swiss city of Zug, also referred to as Crypto Valley, was ranked the third city in the world in terms of startup funding volume in H1 2018, primarily driven by its growing crypto-community, according to a report by Speedinvest

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Zurich’s Trust Square Expands. Biggest Blockchain Hub in the World: Co-Founder Interview

Zurich-based blockchain hub Trust Square is expanding its Bahnhofstrasse location to cover more than 3,000 square meters, offering 300 workstations to startups and researchers. The move is set to turn Trust Square into the world’s largest blockchain hub. An open

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Global Executives Still Very Bullish on Blockchain

Although commercial use of blockchain technology remains limited, global executives are poised to make some major moves over the next year, according to a research by Deloitte. A survey commissioned by Deloitte and conducted online between March and April 2018,

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Finma Merkblatt zu Virtuellen Währungen und Bitcoin

Viele virtuelle Währungen wie beispielsweise „Bitcoin” verwenden als Grundlage die sogenannte Blockchain-Technologie. Wer auf der Blockchain basierende Geschäftsmodelle betreiben will, muss prüfen, ob finanzmarktrechtliche Bewilligungspflichten einzuhalten sind. Geldeinheiten von virtuellen Währungen wie Bitcoin werden in Blockchain-Netzwerken verwaltet. Solche Währungen existieren ausschliesslich virtuell in

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Arbeitsgruppe Blockchain/ICO Ruft Fintech Branche zur Teilnahme auf

Die Arbeitsgruppe Blockchain/ICO wurde Anfang 2018 eingesetzt, um die rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen zu überprüfen und allfälligen Handlungsbedarf aufzuzeigen. Mit der vorliegenden Konsultation bietet die Arbeitsgruppe der Branche Gelegenheit, zu den bisherigen Arbeiten und zur Stossrichtung der Empfehlungen Stellung zu nehmen. Im

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Vernehmlassungs zum Blockchain-Gesetz in Liechtenstein verabschiedet

Die Regierung hat in ihrer Sitzung vom 28. August 2018 den Vernehmlassungsbericht zum Blockchain-Gesetz verabschiedet. Eine Blockchain ist eine verteilte Datenbank, auf der Transaktionen oder Verträge verschlüsselt und damit fälschungssicher gespeichert werden. Die Blockchain-Technologie bildet nicht nur die Basis für

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