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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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Ethereum 2.0: A bumpy road worth travelling

Our bi-weekly Crypto Industry Report provides you with valuable information on the global crypto industry – picked and analysed by our blockchain experts.

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Bitcoin and Inflation: It’s complicated

Our bi-weekly Crypto Industry Report provides you with valuable information on the global crypto industry – picked and analysed by our blockchain experts.

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Wie klassische Finanzintermediäre in der Krypto- und Blockchain-Welt Fuss fassen können

Mit zunehmender Selbstverständlichkeit fragen immer mehr Kunden nach Dienstleistungen rund um Kryptowährungen. Für Finanzintermediäre eröffnet diese Nachfrage neue Geschäftsmöglichkeiten. Um das Potenzial heben zu können, müssen die Akteure aber auch das Spezialwissen zur Verfügung haben.

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Big moment for DAOs?

The concept of DAOs, short for Decentralised Autonomous Organisations, was surely off to a bad start. After all, in April of 2016, the fist DAO project – called The DAO – was launched, only to be hacked about two months later.

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Revision of the General Terms and Conditions and the standard fee schedule

The General Terms and Conditions have been completely revised and amended. The most obvi-ous amendment is that any separate safe custody regulations for crypto assets are repealed and are now included in the General Terms and Conditions, together with the Safe Custody Regulations.

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The Internet is gone. Everything is Metaverse now

The social network company Facebook has officially changed its name to Meta and announced that is wants to become a metaverse company. In a video, Mark Zuckerberg explains his vision of the future and the new direction Meta is pursuing.

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Times are changing: Bitcoin instead of traditional loyalty points

Seemingly every other month, Mastercard announces a new partnership to expand its crypto offering. Telling by its latest announcement the multinational financial service corporation has entered a new partnership with Bakkt.

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Blockchain technology reinvents correspondent banking – just not yet

As one of its major use cases, blockchain technology is said to transform traditional correspondent banking. So far major challenges have pushed back this transformation. It is more likely than ever that with central bank digital currencies on the horizon; blockchain disruption will finally come to fruition in the realm of cross-border banking.

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Is the US finally coming to terms with crypto?

Crypto has been quite the talking point in the White House recently. As part of the so-called infrastructure bill, several provisions were proposed that would also affect the nascent blockchain industry.

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Bank Frick again awards scholarship for Blockchain and FinTech certificate programme

As part of its cooperation with the University of Liechtenstein, Bank Frick is awarding a scholarship of CHF 9,800 to attend the Blockchain and FinTech certificate programme free of charge. The application deadline is 14 November 2021, with the course starting in January 2022.

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