Tag "FINMA"

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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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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Federal Council Wants To Reduce Barriers To Market Entry For Fintech Firms

A dynamic fintech system can contribute significantly to the quality of Switzerland’s financial centre and boost its competitiveness. Against this backdrop, the Federal Council called for an easing of the regulatory framework for providers of innovative financial technologies during its

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FinTech DACH News Rückblick der Woche 35

Fintech.Li präsentiert hier wöchentlich die wichtigsten News rund um Fintech in der Schweiz, Liechtenstein, Deutschland und Österreich. Fintech DACH Top News Haftpflicht Helden – ein dreiminütiger InsurTech-Quickie “In der Praxis gibt es zurzeit kein vergleichbares Angebot im Markt. Unseren Vorsprung

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Schweizer FINTECH-Regulierungs Roundtable

Herausforderungen von FinTech Unternehmen eine Anhörung der Behörden. Am Mittwoch, 24. August haben sich Mitglieder der FINMA, EFD, SIF und SECO mit den unterschiedlichsten FinTech-Unternehmern auf Organisation und Einladung der Swiss Finance + Technology Association im Prime Tower in Zürich

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Vermögensverwaltung: FINMA-Regeln werden technologieneutral

Vermögensverwaltungsverträge müssen künftig nicht mehr zwingend schriftlich abgeschlossen werden, erlaubt werden neu auch digitale Vereinbarungen. Die Eidgenössische Finanzmarktaufsicht FINMA passt ihr Rundschreiben “Eckwerte zur Vermögensverwaltung” entsprechend an. Mit diesem Schritt führt die FINMA ihre Arbeiten zur Umsetzung der Technologieneutralität ihrer

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Swiss Financial Regulator Announces New Rulings to Boost Fintech

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has announced new rulings aimed at reducing obstacles for fintech startups and allow the industry to flourish. FINMA has released a new circular on video and online customer identification (FINMA Circ. 2016/7) allowing

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WB21 Raises 2M € in Seed Capital to Reinvent Online Banking

Swiss fintech startup WB21 GmbH has raised 2M € in seed capital for its online banking service set to be fully operational later this year. Founded in August 2014 and with offices in both Palo Alto and Zurich, WB21 seeks

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