Switzerland: cryptocurrencies accepted in a 2nd Bank

Falcon Bank & Maerki Baumann
Maerki Baumann, a Zurich-based private bank, announced that it will manage the cryptoassets of its customers. In Switzerland, it is the second private bank to take this step forward. Maerki Baumann & Falcon bank Previously mentioned in one of our last articles, Switzerland, or more precisely some Swiss...

Libra – or how Facebook plans to empower billions of people

Faceboook Libra
Libra is in the spotlight. Everyone is talking and speculating about it. Do we even know what it entails? Are we ready for such financial and societal change? Ca-Libra Financial exclusion is still significantly high worldwide. The World Bank highlights in Financial Inclusion on the...

There is no more illegal activity in Bitcoin than in cash.

Some had doubts about it, others were more suspicious on this topic, but eventually, it is official. A former US federal prosecutor announced this summer during the international Money 20/20 conference taking place in the Netherlands: "many more crimes" were perpetrated via the use of fiat currencies and not with cryptocurrencies. This former District Attorney for...

South Korea: Bitcoin classified as a financial asset

After Russia last summer and Ukraine last October, it is now the turn for South Korea to qualify Bitcoin as a financial asset. South Korea and Bitcoin, a tumultuous love story. At the beginning of the year, a wave of panic had blown not only on the crypto community but...

BEAM: Where to go next?

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The above references an opinion and is for information purposes only.  It is not intended to be investment advice.  Seek a duly licensed professional for investment advice. Summary Market Capitalization: USD 43'9 Mio.                 Coin Market Cap Ranking:...

South Korea: end of tax benefits for exchanges

South Korea Crypto
Eventually, after a series of events and an urgent call from the Financial Services Commission, the South Korean government announces the introduction of new changes for the exchanges of the region. “Laissez-faire” period Park Yong-jin, South Korean labor activist and politician in the liberal Minjoo Party of...

Bitmain: investment of US $ 500 million

The mastodonte Bitmain has announced its intention via a press release to create a blockchain data processing center and a Texas-based bitcoin mining site for $ 500 million as part of its expansion into the United States. Bitmain, unstoppable Nearly half a billion is the equivalent of last year's nominal GDP of Comoros, islands in the Indian Ocean, in northern Mozambique....

Vinnik: ‘fake’ interrogation by French prosecutors

Alexander Vinnik's lawyer, a Russian citizen suspected of attempting to launder between $ 4 and $ 9 billion through the former exchange BTC-e, qualifies the interrogation of his client as 'fake'. The French authorities in charge of the investigation had not had the authorization to question down Vinnik this Tuesday, August 28.

Bitcoin: The new digital Black Hole of the Century

Bitcoin The new digital Black Hole of the Century
The above references an opinion and is for information purposes only.  It is not intended to be investment advice. Seek a duly licensed professional for investment advice. The following article is an update on the recent run-up over 16’700$ (17th November) and the investor sentiment in which Bitcoin currently is.

The implications of Samsung’s Crypto phone

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Leaked screenshots of the flagship S10 smartphone showing a multicurrency cold wallet reveal that apart from Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, Korean technology giant Samsungs new ‘crypto phone’ supports ERC20 and ERC721 tokens.  Some in the altcoin community hailed this as a possible indication of imminent mass adoption for various platforms in the Ethereum ecosystem, although from...