Browsing the "Switzerland" Tag


Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ Is Bringing Blockchain to Zurich

| Danny Nelson

The Crypto Valley Association and Zurich Tourism are working to bring blockchain awareness, tourism and business to Zurich.

Swiss Central Bank to Explore Use of Digital Franc in Settling Trades

| William Foxley

Switzerland’s central bank and the SIX stock exchange will study using a central bank digital currency to settle trades of tokenized assets.

Swiss Regulator FINMA Won’t Impede Libra’s Development

| Daniel Kuhn

"We are not here to make such projects impossible," Mark Branson, CEO of the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, said of Libra.

Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lines up Buyers for ‘Initial Digital Offering’

| Ian Allison

Swiss stock exchange SIX's SDX blockchain platform has organized a consortium of institutions to back its "initial digital offering" set for mid-2020.

Arab Bank’s Swiss Arm Is Launching Cryptocurrency Services

| Daniel Palmer

The Swiss branch of one of the top financial institutions in the Middle East is launching a suite of cryptocurrency-based services.

Facebook Libra Brings ‘Risks and Opportunities’: Swiss Watchdog Chief

| Daniel Palmer

FINMA's director has spoken out about the risks of working with a major project like Facebook's Libra, and said there are also potential benefits.

Facebook Libra Is Seeking to Register as a Payment System in Switzerland

| Daniel Palmer

The non-profit set up to run Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking to apply for licensing as a payment system in Switzerland.

Facebook Libra, Other Cryptos Must Comply With US Rules: Treasury Official

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook's Libra and other cryptocurrencies operating in the U.S. must meet regulatory requirements to tackle financial crimes, the official said.

Swiss Regulator Licenses Two New Blockchain Companies as It Shores up Legal Requirements

| John Biggs

Two Swiss startups received broker dealer licenses as FINMA hardens its AML requirements.

US Lawmakers to Discuss Facebook Libra on Swiss Visit: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and other U.S. lawmakers will discuss Facebook's crypto project with the Swiss data privacy chief this week.