Tag: Swiss

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 […]

Cryptocurrency Exchange-Traded Product Live on Swiss Stock Exchange Next Week

Cryptocurrency Exchange-Traded Product Live on Swiss Stock Exchange Next Week An exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies reportedly will start trading on Switzerland’s Six stock exchange next week. The product will be available to both retail and institutional investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […]

Swiss Crypto Firm Gets Islamic Finance Certification for Sharia-Compliant Stablecoin

Swiss Crypto Firm Gets Islamic Finance Certification for Sharia-Compliant Stablecoin Switzerland-based fintech firm X8 AG has received a certification from the Shariyah Review Bureau for its ETH-based stablecoin, which is backed by 7 fiat currencies and gold Cointelegraph.com News

Tax Evasion Spotlighted as Swiss Banks Start Sharing Client Data

Tax Evasion Spotlighted as Swiss Banks Start Sharing Client Data Switzerland has started sharing financial account information with tax authorities in dozens of countries as a way of fighting tax evasion, but Africa, which loses about $ 60 billion in illicit flows each year, mostly into European banks, is conspicuous […]

New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ‘Candy’

New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ‘Candy’ Following some notable premiers in the genre recently, the next batch of stablecoins is on the way. A British startup is partnering with a bank to launch a GBP-pegged crypto, a Swiss commodities trader wants to mint a coin […]

Swiss Bankers Association Acts to Prevent Crypto Firm Exodus

Swiss Bankers Association Acts to Prevent Crypto Firm Exodus The Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) has released a set of guidelines intended to bolster the availability of financial services to cryptocurrency companies. They are in response to the stubbornness of many banks to provide financial services to crypto-related businesses. Also Read: Markets Update: Despite […]