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Solend – Governance debacle or necessary evil?

The world of decentralised finance (DeFi) is having a rough time. Token values have dropped significantly, and one of its popular projects – Terra’s algorithmic stablecoin UST – completely imploded a few weeks back. Yet another incident that shed some bad light on DeFi recently happened in the Solana ecosystem. Through a governance vote on the Solana-based lending and borrowing protocol Solend, users voted to grant “special” parties the rights to liquidate a borrower’s assets. Although the vote was conducted on-chain, there was a quirky element to it. It was launched without announcement and one wallet paid $700,000 for additional voting power, ultimately making up 90% of votes.

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Celsius Drama: Crypto lenders in trouble

Following the publication of yet another 40-year record CPI print of 8.6% in the US on June 10th, the crypto markets corrected heavily. And with prices coming down significantly, the current bear market took its next toll. New York-based crypto lending company Celsius Network saw its own token correct more than 50% in a few hours.

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Terra relaunch: Rising phoenix or a burning out flame?

After the epic Terra ecosystem collapse with LUNA and UST going to virtually zero, the project was recently relaunched according to a pre-set revival plan. Following a vote, over 65% of all community members voted in favour of starting Terra as a completely new blockchain.

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UST collapse: Deathblow for algorithmic stablecoins?

In an epic but tragic demise, algorithmic stablecoin TerraUSD lost its pegging. This sent LUNA onto a death spiral to zero dragging down the entire Terra Luna ecosystem with it.

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Are crypto projects winning against the US regulator?

The popular instant messaging app Telegram has integrated Bitcoin as well as its cryptocurrency called Toncoin. Users of the app can now send and receive either Bitcoin or Toncoin.

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Bank Frick erweitert Auswahl an handel- und verwahrbaren Krypto-Assets um Cardano, Polkadot und Tezos

Die europäische Blockchain-Pionierin erweitert ihr Angebot an handel- und verwahrbaren Kryptowährungen. Neu bietet Bank Frick Finanzintermediären und professionellen Kunden den Handel und die sichere Verwahrung von den Coins Cardano (ADA), Polkadot (DOT) und Tezos (XTZ). Der Handel findet im voll regulierten Umfeld der Bank statt.

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Marianne Müller neu im Verwaltungsrat

Der Verwaltungsrat (VR) von Bank Frick hat Marianne Müller per 1. Mai 2022 zur neuen Verwaltungsrätin ernannt. Sie bringt grosse Expertise in den Bereichen Regulatorik, Compliance und Finanzmarktaufsicht mit.

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Setting a Precedent: Uniswap gets sued

For the first time in its history, decentralised exchange (DEX) protocol Uniswap is faced with a class-action lawsuit. Initiated by an individual called Nessa Risely, who lost a lot of money using crypto’s most famous DEX, two U.S. law firms have joined the action and invited anyone that has lost money as well trading on Uniswap to join the class action lawsuit.

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Geschäftsbericht Bank Frick 2021: Jahresgewinn mehr als verdoppelt

Bank Frick schliesst das Jahr 2021 mit einem hervorragenden Jahresgewinn von CHF 9,8 Mio. ab. Der Nettoertrag konnte erneut gesteigert werden, und auch die verwalteten Kundengelder wuchsen in der Berichtsperiode an. Alle Geschäftsfelder haben zum starken Jahresergebnis beigetragen. Um den Dienst am Kunden weiter zu verbessern und für die Zukunft gerüstet zu sein, wurden Ressourcen geschaffen und die Frontabteilungen neu organisiert. 

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EU is on the verge of adopting controversial cryptocurrency legislation

It was taken as a huge relief within the crypto space: The much-discussed proposal to ban Proof-of-Work (PoW) based cryptocurrencies was recently rejected in the EU Parliament. Soon after though, the next wave of trouble came rolling in.

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Politicians are warming up to crypto

It seems as if the global cryptocurrency space is looking at clearer regulatory guidance to be adopted soon. In the U.S., President Biden’s recent executive order represents the first all-encompassing government approach to clearly lay out proper regulation of crypto assets.

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Stablecoins: Why all the hate?

Over the last three years, stablecoins total market capitalisation has tremendously grown from less than 3 billion USD to well over 100 billion USD. At the same time, over the course of this year, between 15 to 30 billion USD have traded in these stablecoins on any given day.

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