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Cryptocurrency

Swiss Bankers — new rules for the Crypto- and Blockchain companies

Switzerland was among the first to see crypto’s potential, becoming a hub for blockchain activities and those interested in the technology. Canton Zug, often referred to as the “Crypto Valley”, was recently ranked the third city in the…

24.09.2018

Financial Market Supervisory Authority clarifies the ICO Guidelines

As reported by Goldblum and Partners earlier this year, following a growing interest in cryptocurrencies, on February 16th the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) published a series of guidelines on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). This…

02.04.2018

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority issues guidelines on ICOs

Following a sharp increase in the number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) taking place in Switzerland, yesterday the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) published a series of guidelines that integrate the FINMA Guidance 04/2017,…

16.02.2018

Zug Commercial Registry Office accepts Bitcoin and Ether as means of payment

As of 2 November 2017, fees can be paid at the Zug Commercial Registry Office (Switzerland) with the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin and Ether. Cryptocurrencies are money in the form of digital means of payment. The principles…

06.11.2017

Commercial Register of Canton Zug permits cryptocurrencies as contributions in kind

Cryptocurrencies have been steadily gaining in importance in the recent years, especially bitcoin as the most famous of all cryptocurrencies. The Swiss city of Zug was the first state authority worldwide to accept bitcoin as…

16.10.2017