Tag: Switzerland

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April 30, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

New common standards for crypto custody and management issued in Switzerland

Fedor Poskriakov commented: This will greatly contribute to the emergence of fully digital capital market infrastructures, including integrated custody and secondary trading venues. The benefits of the digitalization of the financial industry are such that the evolution towards decentralized infrastructures seems inevitable. The CMTA highlighted that storage of digital assets is significantly different from traditional…

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Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline partner to expand crypto acceptance at PoS
November 13, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline partner to expand crypto acceptance at PoS

Two payment powerhouses have signed a letter of intent to expand crypto acceptance at merchants and businesses in Switzerland, both at retail Point-of-Sale devices, as well as at online website portals. Bitcoin Suisse has been developing the crypto market in Switzerland since 2013, while Worldline has become the leading payment and transactional service provider across…

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Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline partner to expand crypto acceptance at PoS
September 16, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

Exclusive interview: Crypto industry in Switzerland, BLOCKCHAIN PROPULSION's CEO speaks

LeapRate Exclusive… Stefan Deiss is the co-founder and CEO of BLOCKCHAIN PROPULSION, a global accelerator program designed to build start-ups and enterprises into successful blockchain-powered businesses. Stefan joins Leaprate today to talk about BLOCKCHAIN PROPULSION and the blockchain/cryptocurrency industry in Switzerland. LR: Hi, Stefan, happy to have you at Leaprate. As a start, could you…

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Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline partner to expand crypto acceptance at PoS
February 28, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Swiss crypto market set to flourish after major bank announcements

Switzerland represents a unique dichotomy when it comes to accepting all things crypto. Government officials have willingly thrown their country’s hat into the ring, vying for the economic benefits of having a blockchain development center headquartered in country. Crypto Valley is an ecosystem centered in and around the Swiss canton of Zug with active connections…

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Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline partner to expand crypto acceptance at PoS
December 18, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Experts comment on Switzerland’s status as a blockchain and DLT friendly country

Following the Swiss government’s release of an official report on Friday, advocating for decentralised financial transactions to have a place in the Swiss legal code, could this new strategy strengthen Switzerland’s status as a blockchain friendly country? LeapRate reminds that, a few days ago, the Federal Council adopted a report on the legal framework for…

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December 14, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

Switzerland to create legal framework for the blockchain market

The government of Switzerland has announced that it will create legal environment for the blockchain industry. The strategy aims to position Switzerland as a major blockchain “destination” and a blockchain-friendly jurisdiction. According to Swissinfo, the major focus of the blockchain strategy is for the government to introduce decentralized digital tokens across the business sector, especially…

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Switzerland faces deadline on the EU Integration deal
December 07, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Switzerland faces deadline on the EU Integration deal

Brussels has served an obvious final proposal to Switzerland on exchange, cautioning that its stock trades will be cut off from EU dealers unless the country starts to support another system for relations with the coalition on Friday. If Switzerland wishes to continue operating on the EU trading market, it needs to gather all seven-member…

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November 18, 2018 BY Mariela Naydenova

The world's first cryptocurrency ETF is now a reality

Many have been wondering what will happen to the much-desired Bitcoin ETF, given the strong interest from investors and the strong resistance from the SEC. And while the financial regulator has opened a special office to deal with fintech and cryptocurrency-related proposals for ETFs and new products, the first crypto ETF will go live next…

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December 06, 2016 BY admin

Dukascopy releases next-gen JForex 3 platform

Dukascopy Bank, the FINMA regulated Switzerland-based Forex brokerage announced it released a new generation of the JForex platform – JForex 3 with higher performance and better user experience. After the platform's trial launch in September 2016, JForex 3 successfully passed the company's probation period and has become available on live accounts. Dukascopy stated: During the probation…

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