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Facebook Has Not Contacted Swiss Regulators On Libra’s Registration

Social media giant Facebook has reportedly not contacted Swiss regulators regarding the registration of its long-awaited cryptocurrency project Libra.On July 16, Hugo Wyler, a spokesman for and head of communication at the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC), told CNBC that the agency has not been contacted

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Swiss Crypto Bank Dukascopy to Introduce Its Own Cryptocurrency

Switzerland-based online bank Dukascopy is developing its own Ethereum blockchain-based stablecoin, according to the white paper published on June 27Per the document, Dukascopy intends to issue ERC-20 stablecoins dubbed “Dukascash” pegged to the euro, Swiss franc, and U.S. dollar, and gradually increasing the list of Dukascash tokens’ base currencies

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Think Tank Tells Swiss National Bank to Launch Swiss Franc Token, Embrace DLT

Switzerland’s national bank should work with large industry players to develop a Swiss franc token, according to a report by the Avenir Suisse think tank on June 4.Avenir Suisse is an independent privately funded think tank, with a yearly budget of reportedly 5 million Swiss francs ($5 million).Despite the opportunities

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Major Swiss Telecoms Firm Swisscom to Distribute Tokenized Artwork

Major Swiss telecommunications company Swisscom announced its plans to distribute tokenized artwork through its Swisscom TV television network. The news was reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch on May 24.Per the company’s press release, limited artworks — initially 100 works by 30 artists — from selected artists are exclusively available

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Major Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Developing Stablecoin Pegged to the Franc

Financial service provider SIX is developing a stablecoin pegged to the Swiss franc, a company spokesman confirmed to Cointelegraph on May 23.The company is also planning to launch a blockchain-powered exchange for digital tokens in the second half of 2019, but the spokesman said he was currently not at liberty to discuss

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Swiss Post Partners With Blockchain Startup on Temperature Monitoring Shipments Solution

Switzerland’s national postal service Swiss Post has cooperated with blockchain firm Modum to further develop a temperature monitoring solution for shipments. The news was reported by Swiss logistics news site Die Post on May 7.Die Post reports that Swiss Post has cooperated with Modum, a blockchain and Internet of

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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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