Tag: switzerland

Apr 15 2021

Major Swiss Insurer Now Accepts Bitcoin

Swiss insurance giant AXA is offering a bitcoin-based payment option to meet growing demands for this alternative from its customers.Bitcoin adoption as a method payment is rising globally and the latest institution to embrace this development is Switzerland-based insurance giant, AXA.The Swiss-based insurance company...

Feb 22 2021

21Shares Reaches $1 Billion in Cryptocurrency Assets under Management

The Swiss company mentioned that several wealth managers and private banks are entering the crypto market.

Feb 18 2021

Switzerland’s “Crypto Valley” Residents Can Now Pay Taxes in Crypto

Residents of Zug province, Switzerland, can now pay their taxes in Bitcoin and Ethereum. Bitcoin Suisse will convert the crypto to Swiss francs upon payment. Adding 100,000 Residents to Crypto Valley Tax Program The Zug blockchain haven in Switzerland, popularly known as Crypto Valley, has passed...

Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Has Started Accepting Bitcoin, Ether for Tax Payments

Local firm Bitcoin Suisse has partnered with the canton of Zug, converting cryptocurrency tax payments into Swiss francs.

SBI Made a Big Investment in Swiss Crypto Bank Sygnum

The bank will use the funds in geographical expansion and growing its client base.

Feb 11 2021

Former HSBC Exec and Blockchain Expert Diana Biggs Joins Valour as CEO

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business hires investment news people

Biggs is an associate fellow at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, guest lecturing on blockchain technology and digital assets.

Feb 01 2021

Switzerland’s Tokenized Securities Law Ushers In New Chapter for Digital Assets

Regulated crypto banks SEBA and Sygnum each issued tokenized securities to mark the occasion.

Fine Wines Become First Tokenized Securities Under New Swiss Blockchain Law

In effect from today, Switzerland's new blockchain law allows Sygnum to freely issue tokenized assets, starting with investable wines.

Switzerland’s Crypto Broker AG Wins Securities House License From FINMA

Banks can tick a box and start trading with us, said CEO Rupertus Rothenhaeuser.

Jan 13 2021

ETC Group Joins SIX to Issue Bitcoin ETP

The Group joined the Swiss Stock Exchange as a new ETP issuer with the listing of Bitcoin ETP (BTCetc).

Dec 23 2020

Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA Raises $22.5M to Fuel Growth

Dec 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinflash funding rounds markets news

The Swiss firm plans to expand into the Middle East and Asia and offer services for U.S. institutional clients.

Dec 16 2020

Spain’s BBVA Set To Carry Out Crypto Services

Sources have revealed that Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (BBVA) is set to launch crypto services. According to reports, BBVA is getting prepared to delve into crypto trading and custody. Having about $840 billion worth of assets, BBVA is the second-largest bank in Spain. BBVA To...

Dec 14 2020

World’s First Bank to Offer Tokenized Shares Is from Switzerland

The Zurich-based Sygnum Bank has successfully tokenized its shares by using Desygnate platform.

Crypto Bank Sygnum Tokenizes Shares, Eyes Public Offering

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ipo news switzerland sygnum bank tokenization

The regulated Swiss firm is now eyeing a dual listing of shares in Switzerland and Singapore in partnership with the SIX Digital Exchange.

Dec 11 2020

SDX Chief Gets Philosophical About Crypto’s Swiss-Singapore Connection

Dec 11 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  banking business cbdcs dbs r3 corda

The crypto corridor connecting Switzerland and Singapore is firming up, involving many of the usual suspects in banking, custody and trading.

Dec 08 2020

Trading Volume on Bitcoin Suisse Doubled in November

The company also increased its bank guarantee to CHF 60 million.

Dec 07 2020

SIX Stock Exchange Joins Venture Opening Up Digital Assets to Swiss Banks

Dec 07 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business news six group swisscom switzerland

SIX will join Swisscom and Sygnum in a new venture aimed to enable Swiss banks to offer digital assets to their customers.

Dec 03 2020

Swiss Firm Launches ‘No-Fee’ Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Product on Nordic Growth Market

Dec 03 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin business etps markets news

Swiss-based Valour says its bitcoin ETP is the first with no management fees.

Nov 27 2020

Sygnum to Tokenize Primary and Secondary Market Offerings

The company is aiming to connect SMEs and new companies with investors.

Nov 24 2020

Gazprombank Switzerland Executes First Bitcoin Trades, Announces Payments Initiative

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin gazprombank markets news swiss bank

As it launches client bitcoin services, the regulated Swiss bank said it is also working on developing a standard for cryptocurrency payments.

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