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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.
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.
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 The most obvi-ous amendment is that any separate safe custody regulations for crypto assets are repealed and are now included in the General Terms and Conditions, together with the Safe Custody Regulations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are we experiencing lightning fast adoption?
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has long come out as a Bitcoin bull. Given his optimistic stance on Bitcoin, it was only a matter of time until the social media platform would integrate the cryptocurrency. This time has now come and the option to tip with Bitcoin is currently being rolled out to users.
Turning crypto investment into an earning asset
With Ethereum upgrading to Proof of Stake, the crypto world is going through one of its most transformative shifts to date. This means that customers will soon be able to earn interest on their digital asset holdings through a process called staking. What staking is, how it will define the future of Ethereum and digital asset custody at large is explained in this article.
How decentralised is Decentralised Finance really?
The world of decentralised finance continues to pose quite a challenge when it comes to regulation. After all, who is to be regulated?
Paying with crypto: Things are picking up
Bitcoin has been designed as a peer-to-peer electronic cash network. Applying a 30-day moving average, the Bitcoin network did move over 8,2 billion US dollar on its mainchain on August 22nd.