Tag: switzerland

Sep 09 2022

Switzerland, Dubai crypto associations team up operations

Sep 09 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  crypto association dubai news switzerland

The Crypto Valley Association in Switzerland has agreed to a joint partnership with Dubai-based Crypto Oasis, to promote the continued growth of the blockchain industry in both countries. The Crypto Valley Association (CVA), situated in the self-described "crypto valley" of the Swiss Canton of Zug, will lead the collaboration with its equivalent in Dubai to […] The post...

Jun 22 2022

Regulator Advises Being More Proactive in Protecting Crypto Investors

Switzerland’s top market watchdog has called on Wednesday for regulators to take more and proper actions to protect cryptocurrency traders from the risks involved in the sphere. According to Reuters, regulators should protect consumers from ‘abuse in the freewheeling sector.’ “There’s much more that can be done. It would seem to me that a lot of trading in digital assets looks like the...

Jun 14 2022

Bitcoin Suisse Says Its Operations Will Continue to Operate Normally

Bitcoin Suisse, a crypto-finance company in Switzerland, said on Monday that its services continue to operate normally amid the crypto bloodbath and the turbulence generated. The announcement comes in the wake of crypto platforms like Celsius pausing all withdrawals, swaps, and transfers, triggering selloffs in the market. “Thanks to the strong business model of Bitcoin Suisse built on proprietary infrastructure and best execution...

May 19 2022

Plan ₿ Summer School For Bitcoin Business Opens This July

May 19 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business lugano news plan ₿

Plan ₿ summer school is an opportunity for those interested in bitcoin and business to learn the ins and outs of the ecosystem and developing real world solutions.Plan ₿ summer school begins July 3-16 and seeks to teach students the fundamentals of Bitcoin and business. Classes taught by industry experts will be held in Lugano, Switzerland.Students attending will participate in a...

Swiss Bank Julius Baer To Offer Bitcoin, Crypto Services

Zurich-based Julius Baer Group will begin offering bitcoin and other cryptocurrency products and services to its clients.Julius Baer Group, a Swiss private bank, will begin offering bitcoin and other cryptocurrency products to high-net-worth individuals. Julius Baer explained we are likely witnessing a bubble similar to the dot-com burst which birthed a new industry. The bank...

May 04 2022

World’s Largest Family-Owned Private Bank Now Offers Bitcoin

LGT Bank now offers select clients direct investments in bitcoin and another cryptocurrency through a partnership with SEBA Bank.LGT Bank, the largest family-owned private bank in the world, is offering direct investments in bitcoin and another cryptocurrency for select clients. The service will be custodied through a partnership with Swiss SEBA Bank.Initially the offering will only...

Apr 29 2022

Swiss National Bank (SNB) Opposes Using Bitcoin as a Reserve Currency

Thomas Jordan, the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) Chairman, stated on Friday during a meeting that the central bank is against buying and holding Bitcoin (BTC) as a reserve currency citing concerns th...

Apr 24 2022

The Swiss Tradition Is A Perfect Match For Bitcoin

Apr 24 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom money opinion philosophy

A long tradition of financial discretion makes Switzerland the perfect place to store one’s private keys in a way that will be fully protected. (Source)...

Apr 21 2022

Report: Swiss Bitcoin investors saw the most profits in 2021

Apr 21 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bitcoin switzerland uncategorized

A new study by Invezz.com revealed that Switzerland has the most profitable Bitcoin (BTC) traders globally, with each investor making $1,268 gains in 2021....

Apr 20 2022

SIX Digital Exchange Inks Partnership with Daura

On Wednesday, SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), the world’s first fully regulated FMI digital asset exchange, announced a partnership with daura, a Swiss equity tokenization platform.

Apr 05 2022

Cardano and the Blockchain Center of the University of Zurich Establish Research Collaboration

Cardano and The Blockchain Center of the University of Zurich will collaborate on a research initiative over the next three years. The collaboration will focus on high-level academic research on blockchains and Distributed Ledger Technologies. Cardano has had a solid start to 2022, with ecosystem and price- related developments. Cardano has expanded its efforts to encourage blockchain development and research initiatives, announcing that the...

Mar 21 2022

Lugano and El Salvador Lead Bitcoin Adoption, Others to Follow?

Earlier this month, Swiss city Lugano accepted Bitcoin as legal tender in the region. The authorities also encouraged local businesses to accept crypto payments in everyday transactions.

Mar 17 2022

Bitcoin-Only Exchange Relai To Donate Portion Of Revenue To UNICEF

Relai, a bitcoin-only savings and investment app, is using a referral program to donate up to 50% of referred transactions to humanitarian organization UNICEF.Relai, a bitcoin-only exchange based in Switzerland, is donating up to 50% of its revenue to humanitarian-aid organization UNICEF on qualifying transactions. Humanitarian efforts will focus toward improving female participation in the...

Mar 14 2022

CoinShares Boosts Strategic Investment in FlowBank

Europe’s leading digital asset investment firm, CoinShares today announced that the company has increased its stake in Switzerland-based FlowBank.

Mar 12 2022

What is Lugano’s Plan B Initiative

Lugano, one of the largest cities in Switzerland has presented its Lugano’s Plan B initiative. The city is getting ready to become one of the largest cryptocurrency hubs […]

Mar 05 2022

Switzerland To Freeze Russian Crypto Assets – No More Neutrality

Switzerland's federal government is planning to seize Russian crypto assets inside its borders, including those held by corporate entities and billionaires, multiple news outlets reported Saturday. Swiss President Ignazio Cassis indicated last week that Switzerland -- eschewing a deeply rooted tradition of neutrality -- would almost certainly join the European Union in condemning Russia and freezing its assets in the Alpine country....

Mar 03 2022

Switzerland aims to become the next crypto utopia as Lugano makes Bitcoin and USDT legal tender

The Swiss city of Lugano has announced today that it will recognize cryptocurrencies as legal tender. According to Michele Foletti, the mayor of the City of Lugano, Bitcoin (BTC), Tether (USDT), and Lugano's own LVGA Points token will be recognized as de-facto currencies. The...

Lugano, Switzerland Will Make Bitcoin Legal Tender

Lugano will also ‘roll the red carpet’ for Bitcoin and blockchain businesses and enthusiasts to relocate to the city.The city of Lugano, Switzerland, will make bitcoin legal tender and allow citizens to pay for any public service fees or taxes in bitcoin, city director Pietro Poretti co-announced in an event livestreamed on Thursday alongside mayor Michele Foletti and CTO...

Jan 29 2022

What Is AOPP? And, Why Is The Bitcoin Community Up In Arms About It?

The Address Ownership Proof Protocol or AOPP might’ve been the most sophisticated attack on Bitcoin so far. With a fairly benign protocol that only affected people in Switzerland, the powers that be infected some of the most respected wallets in the space. Only people who bought Bitcoin at Swiss centralized exchanges and were already fully KYC’d had to prove ownership of their wallet’s...

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