BIS Economist Proposes DLT-Based Financial Market Monitoring

An economist from the Bank for International Settlements has proposed new ways of supervising financial risks with distributed ledger technology. An economist of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has proposed new ways of supervising financial risks through distributed ledger technology (DLT). In a recently released working paper, economist Raphael Auer made the case for […]

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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Sept. 9–15 in Review

From Cointelegraph auf Deutsch: This week’s selected cryptocurrency and blockchain news. The German-speaking world continues to see lots of developments in the crypto industry, as a Liechtenstein-based exchange is tokenizing a $25 million movie fund with actor Wesley Snipes, Austrian textile manufacturers use blockchain to go green and a Swiss crypto finance company expands its […]

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Switzerland Open to International Cooperation on Libra, Says Watchdog

Switzerland’s financial watchdog says it is open to international cooperation and oversight of the way in which it regulates Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency network. Switzerland’s financial watchdog says it is open to international cooperation and oversight of the way in which it regulates Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency network.  In a Sept. 12 interview with Neue Zürcher Zeitung […]

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3 Key Takeaways From Switzerland’s New Stablecoin Guidelines

Switzerland’s financial watchdog has published stablecoin guidelines as well as an overview of its approach to Facebook’s proposed Libra payments network. Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has published a stablecoin-focused supplement to its existing guidelines for initial coin offerings (ICOs). In a news release published on Sept. 11, FINMA takes note of the steadily […]

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Libra Association Seeks Swiss Payments License for Facebook’s Crypto

Facebook is seeking a payment system license under Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) for its planned Libra stablecoin network. Facebook is seeking a payment system license under Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) for its planned stablecoin project, Reuters reported on Sept. 11.  “Regulated, low-friction, high-security” blockchain payments In an official statement today, the […]

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Telegram’s TON Crypto Token to Be Listed on Crypto Exchange Blackmoon

Cryptocurrency exchange Blackmoon plans to list Telegram’s forthcoming native Gram token via a partnership with Swiss crypto custodian Gram Vault. Caymans Island-registered cryptocurrency exchange Blackmoon plans to list encrypted messaging app Telegram’s forthcoming Gram token via a partnership with Swiss crypto custodian Gram Vault.  According to a Finance Magnates report on Sept. 10, Blackmoon — […]

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