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Major Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Lists XRP Exchange Traded Product

According to its official website, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX, has listed a Ripple (XRP)-based Exchange Traded Product (ETP) today, April 2.As Cointelegraph reported in March, the exchange had already confirmed that it was planning to list the product, dubbed Amun Ripple (AXRP). Hany Rashwan, co-founder and CEO of

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Swiss Media Giant Opts to Pay Salaries in Bitcoin, Boosting Crypto Adoption

A major publishing company located in Switzerland has decided to give up paying its staff in fiat and replace it with salaries in Bitcoin, despite its strong volatility On April 1, a major Swiss publisher Netzmedien AG made a public statement saying it plans to start paying all its employees in Bitcoin, leaving fiat behind. Previously,

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Swiss Regulator FINMA Concludes That Mining Firm Envion’s ICO Was Unlawful

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has finished enforcement proceedings against crypto mining firm Envion AG, the authority announced on March 27.As a result of the investigation launched in July 2018, FINMA concluded that Envion’s initial coin offering (ICO), which closed in early January 2018, was unlawful.Envion, a

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Swiss Mortgage Bank Hypi Lenzburg Partners With Crypto Asset Manager TokenSuisse

Swiss mortgage bank Hypothekarbank (“Hypi”) Lenzburg has partnered with Swiss crypto asset manager TokenSuisse to expand the bank’s service offerings for crypto and blockchain firms. The development was announced on the bank’s official Twitter on March 25.Hypi Lenzburg is headed by CEO Marianne Wildi, reportedly a former programmer, who

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Swiss Federal Council Initiates Blockchain Law Consultation Period

The Swiss Federal Council has started its consultation period on the adaptation of federal law for blockchain development, according to an official press release published on March 22.By initiating the consultation, the Federal Council intends to improve legal certainty over blockchain applications in order to build a basis for

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Ex-NATO Secretary General Bullish on Blockchain as He Partners With Swiss Startup

Swiss blockchain identity network Concordium has hired former Danish prime minister and NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen as a strategic advisor, the company confirmed in a press release on March 20.The Concordium Foundation, the controlling entity behind the Concordium Network that launched a proof of concept in January,

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Swiss Federal Assembly Approves Instructions on Cryptocurrency Regulation

The legislative body of the Swiss government, the Federal Assembly, has approved a motion to instruct the Federal Council to adapt existing legislation for cryptocurrency regulation. Coitelegraph auf Deutsch reported on the development on March 20.The motion introduced by Liberal assemblyman Giovanni Merlini intends to instruct the Federal Council

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