Tag: switzerland

  • Switzerland
    ICO

    Switzerland to Ease Regulation for Cryptocurrency Ecosystem

    Once called “Crypto Nation,” Switzerland has recently been driving away the ecosystem after setting up a more stringent regulatory framework. Having dropped from second place last year to sixth in 2018, in a PwC country ranking of the sum of initial coin offering (ICO) funds raised, the government is...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 19, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • Blockchain

    Swiss National Bank is Skeptical of National State-Issued Crypto

    Business Insider reported that Thomas Moser, a key member of management at the National Swiss Bank, believes that governments have lost interest in state-issued crypto or digital currencies. Thomas Moser: “Enthusiasm Has Slowed” For National Crypto While at a cryptocurrency conference in Zug, Switzerland, the representative of the...

    nickchong | June 24, 2018 | 3:17 am
  • bitfinex
    Altcoins

    Bitfinex Adds New Fiat Trading Pairs and Deposit Options to Platform

    One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges on Earth is adding additional trading pairs and fiat currencies to its platform. Bitfinex stated in a blog post today that they have expanded the number fiat currencies they will accept to include both Japanese Yen and British Pound Sterling. Additional Trading...

    Rick D. | March 29, 2018 | 6:30 pm
  • Swiss
    Industry

    Swiss Authorities Indecisive on Zug’s Crypto Valley

    Cryptocurrency is slowly gaining traction in Switzerland. This is mainly due to the Zug region, which effectively allows people to spend cryptocurrency for regular purchases. Swiss regulators, on the other hand, remain on the fence about cryptocurrency. In fact, some officials are concerned this Crypto Valley label will...

    JP Buntinx | March 20, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Swiss
    Altcoins

    Swiss Financial Regulators Publish ICO Guidelines

    FINMA, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, yesterday published guidelines explaining to organisers and investors how existing financial legislation would be applied to initial coin offerings. The document also details the criteria by which the regulator will judge each fundraising effort. The aim is to dispel uncertainty in...

    Rick D. | February 17, 2018 | 2:12 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Bitmain Sets up Shop in Switzerland’s Crypto Valley

    Bitcoin companies are always looking to expand their presence. This is especially true for mining hardware manufacturers. Bitmain is the number one company in this particular industry right now. They recently announced a plan to set up shop in Zug, the Crypto Valley capital. An interesting decision by...

    JP Buntinx | January 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm
  • Chiasso Switzerland Bitcoin Tax Payments
    Bitcoin

    Swiss Canton of Chiasso Will Accept Bitcoin For Tax Payments

    Switzerland is quickly becoming a prominent nation in the world of Bitcoin. After Zug announced their Bitcoin acceptance, people have been waiting for the next incentive. It appears the Swiss municipality of Chiasso will accept tax payments in BTC come January. It is evident cryptocurrencies continue to gain...

    JP Buntinx | September 10, 2017 | 11:00 am

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