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PwC Switzerland Working With Smart Contract Auditing Team ChainSecurity

Smart contract auditing team ChainSecurity partnered with the Swiss branch of Big Four auditing firm PwC to enhance the services the global auditor provides. In a recent communique, a PwC spokesperson explained that no acquisition took place and multiple ChainSecurity teams joined the firm. According to a press release published by the firm on Jan. […]

The BitLicence Proposal

Ben Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services at the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced the BitLicense proposal. The Bitlicense document contains a regulatory structure for bitcoin which means that businesses in the state of New York can be sure of what they can and cannot do. This has been done to make […]

State financial regulators

The emergence of digital currencies poses a major dilemma for the guardians of economies across the globe. While some countries have taken a liking to the newcomers, others remain cautious or opted to ban them outright. Bitcoin was born nearly nine years ago as something brand new for both the world of payment systems and […]

World’s 1st crypto banks get licenses in Switzerland

The Swiss financial regulator has granted capital market and securities dealer licenses to two blockchain companies, set to become the world’s first crypto banks. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued licenses to Zug-based SEBA Crypto AG and Zurich-headquartered Sygnum AG earlier this week, making them the first companies registered in Switzerland as […]

New Guidelines for Token Issuance

Swiss Blockchain Federation Publishes New Guidelines for Token Issuance The Swiss Blockchain Federation has published a concise and easily understandable manual with guidelines for issuers of digital equity and related tokens which they say is succinct and easy-to-understand SMEs to fully leverage the issuance and trading of equity on the blockchain in Switzerland. “The issuance […]

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