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Baer & Karrer
The Swiss Parliament adopted the Financial Institutions Act (FinSA) and the Financial Services Act
PrimeTax AG
As of today, the legislators has not yet made a clear statement or issued an official opinion regarding the accounting treatment of cryptocurrencies.
Baer & Karrer
The Swiss fintech and crypto landscape has evolved significantly over the past years, leading up to a recent boost in regulatory developments with further changes on the horizon.
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
To begin with, it needs to be recalled that an ICO allows for public fund raising in digital form for entrepreneurial purposes based on the blockchain technology.
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has great potential and is increasingly being used in different industries. Many legal challenges in connection with DLT do not differ from already known ones...
Baer & Karrer
The Swiss fintech landscape has evolved significantly over the past few years and Switzerland continues to be an attractive base for innovators in the financial sector.
Baer & Karrer
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) – the blockchain-based issuance of tokens or crypto-currencies for the purpose of fundraising – are a hot topic at the moment.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
With the intensified business pervasion by technology, white-collar crime is also increasingly shifting into the digital sphere. Hardly any company has not yet been targeted or even become the victim of a cyber-attack.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Mit der zunehmenden Technologisierung der Wirtschaft verschiebt sich auch die Wirtschaftskriminalität immer stärker in die digitale Sphäre. Kaum ein Unternehmen wurde nicht schon Ziel oder gar Opfer eines Cyberangriffs.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
La numérisation de l'économie entraîne un transfert de la criminalité économique vers l'environnement numérique. Rares sont les entreprises qui n'ont pas encore été ciblées ou touchées par une cyberattaque.
PrimeTax AG
Bitcoin, tokens, ICO, blockchain, mining - Terms related to crypto currencies are on everyone's lips. However, there are many open questions and uncertainties...
Blum&Grob Attorneys at Law Ltd
In the last few years Switzerland became one of the world's leading hubs for initial coin offerings. This raised questions on how ICOs shall be treated from a Swiss regulatory standpoint.
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
L'année 2017 a été celle de l'émission de nouvelles monnaies cryptographiques. L'attrait de la Suisse pour ces Initial Coin Offering (« ICO ») a été démontré ces derniers mois en comparaison...
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) published guidance on how to apply Swiss financial markets laws in the context of Swiss ICOs.
Baker & McKenzie
While other regulators are still in "wait and see" mode, on 16 February 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA published guidelines on initial coin offerings (ICOs)...
PrimeTax AG
In addition to regulatory challenges, aiming to limit the risk of fraud, a TGE also leads to new tax related questions.
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland has long established itself as an attractive base for cutting-edge technological innovators, notably in ancial sector and related areas.
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
On 16 February 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has published guidelines for enquiries regarding the regulatory framework for initial coin offerings.
Wenger & Vieli AG
Initial Coin Offerings or Token Generating Events are perceived as an unregulated means of raising funds by issuing virtual coins or tokens intended to become a new cryptocurrency.
Wenger & Vieli AG
Die Digitalisierung hält zunehmend auch im Bereich Finanzdienstleistungen Einzug.
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Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
To begin with, it needs to be recalled that an ICO allows for public fund raising in digital form for entrepreneurial purposes based on the blockchain technology.
PrimeTax AG
As of today, the legislators has not yet made a clear statement or issued an official opinion regarding the accounting treatment of cryptocurrencies.
PrimeTax AG
In addition to regulatory challenges, aiming to limit the risk of fraud, a TGE also leads to new tax related questions.
PrimeTax AG
Bitcoin, tokens, ICO, blockchain, mining - Terms related to crypto currencies are on everyone's lips. However, there are many open questions and uncertainties...
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd.
On 16 February 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has published guidelines for enquiries regarding the regulatory framework for initial coin offerings.
Baer & Karrer
The Swiss fintech landscape has evolved significantly over the past few years and Switzerland continues to be an attractive base for innovators in the financial sector.
Froriep
Much has been written and discussed about how blockchain technology would bring about fundamental changes to the financial industry which could actually threaten the very existence of banks ...
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
With the intensified business pervasion by technology, white-collar crime is also increasingly shifting into the digital sphere. Hardly any company has not yet been targeted or even become the victim of a cyber-attack.
Baer & Karrer
The Swiss financial regulatory regime does not specifically address fintech.
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland has long established itself as an attractive base for cutting-edge technological innovators, notably in ancial sector and related areas.
Froriep
In this first blog of a series on Blockchain Technology we will look at Initial Token Offerings. Increasingly start-up companies are using initial token offerings (ITO, also called initial coin offerings or ICO) ...
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
Distributed ledger technology (DLT) has great potential and is increasingly being used in different industries. Many legal challenges in connection with DLT do not differ from already known ones...
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