Tag: Swiss

In the Daily: Mt. Gox Claims, Crypto Derivatives, Facebook Vacancy, Swiss Regulations

In the Daily: Mt. Gox Claims, Crypto Derivatives, Facebook Vacancy, Swiss Regulations Mt. Gox rehabilitation trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi has reviewed the claims filed by the exchange’s creditors and we’ve included his announcement in The Daily. Also, Caspian launches crypto derivatives trading in partnership with Deribit, Facebook is looking to hire […]

125-Year-Old Swiss Bank Julius Baer Enters Cryptocurrency Market

125-Year-Old Swiss Bank Julius Baer Enters Cryptocurrency Market Julius Baer, the 125 year-old Swiss private bank, has announced a partnership with cryptocurrency banking startup Seba Crypto AG. The bank did not release details of the agreement, but stressed that it was responding to increasing demand from customers for the capability […]

Swiss Bank Partners With Bitstamp to Enable BTC Funding and Withdrawals

Swiss Bank Partners With Bitstamp to Enable BTC Funding and Withdrawals Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has partnered with a Swiss bank to allow the bank’s customers to fund their dollar-denominated accounts with BTC as well as withdraw funds in the cryptocurrency. Deposited coins are converted to USD. Withdrawals are converted to […]

Swiss Crypto Valley Association Leadership Steps Down After Governance Review

Swiss Crypto Valley Association Leadership Steps Down After Governance Review More than half of the members of Switzerland’s Crypto Valley Association (CVA) board have announced their decision to step down in January. The news comes after reports about governance issues and allegations of conflicts of interest in the leadership of […]

Bitcoin Mining Startup Envion Ordered to Close by Swiss Court

Bitcoin Mining Startup Envion Ordered to Close by Swiss Court A court in Switzerland has ordered the closure of bitcoin mining startup Envion AG over concerns of poor corporate governance. The company raised $ 100 million in an initial coin offering (ICO) in January, but a succession of boardroom wrangles […]

Swiss Crypto Exchange-Traded Product Launching Nov. 21, but It’s Not an ETF

Swiss Crypto Exchange-Traded Product Launching Nov. 21, but It’s Not an ETF New.Bitcoin.com has confirmed that the exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies will start trading on Switzerland’s principal stock exchange on Nov. 21. The exchange has also confirmed that this product is not an exchange-traded fund […]