WEF 2022: Blockchain and digitization to take center stage at Davos

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Sustainability goals for Bitcoin will be presented to world leaders during the first in-person World Economic Forum since the start of the pandemic. The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is scheduled to take place from May 22–26,  marking the first in-person WEF global leadership event since the pandemic began. The annual meeting … Read more

Swiss Asset Manager Vowed to Launch DeFi Services Within 3 Years

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Julius Baer Group – the Swiss private bank with over $110 billion in AUM as of 2021 –  revealed that it will offer digital asset services to high-ended clients. A pilot program has been currently installed to test token booking, trading, and compliance. The group will integrate cryptocurrencies into its wealth management services by first … Read more

Plan ₿ Summer School For Bitcoin Business Opens This July

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Plan ₿ summer school is an opportunity for those interested in bitcoin and business to learn the ins and outs of the ecosystem and developing real world solutions. Plan ₿ summer school begins July 3-16 and seeks to teach students the fundamentals of Bitcoin and business. Classes taught by industry experts will be held in … Read more

Swiss think tank urges greater global cooperation on crypto regulation

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The paper highlights investigators who work with crypto should invest in learning methods and technologies that are current with evolving criminal organization strategies. In a bid to combat illegal activity and “regulatory arbitrage,” a Swiss-based think tank has urged greater international cooperation on cryptocurrency regulation. On Monday, the Basel Institute of Governance and the International … Read more

Tether launches crypto and blockchain education program in Switzerland

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“It is essential that educational institutions are put into place to help better inform not only traders and investors but future business owners,” said Paolo Ardoino. Switzerland’s southern city of Lugano will host a blockchain- and cryptocurrency-focused school as part of a partnership between the local government and Tether. In a Thursday announcement, Tether and … Read more

Swiss asset manager Julius Baer eyes crypto and DeFi potential

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Swiss asset manager Julius Baer is set to offer cryptocurrency exposure to its high-net-worth clientele. 132-year-old Swiss asset management firm Julius Baer intends to offer exposure to cryptocurrencies and decentralized finance (DeFi) for its high net-worth clients. The firm’s CEO Philipp Rickenbacher confirmed the move into the cryptocurrency space during his delivery of the company’s … Read more

Swiss Bank Julius Baer To Offer Bitcoin, Crypto Services

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Zurich-based Julius Baer Group will begin offering bitcoin and other cryptocurrency products and services to its clients. Julius Baer Group, a Swiss private bank, will begin offering bitcoin and other cryptocurrency products to high-net-worth individuals. Julius Baer explained we are likely witnessing a bubble similar to the dot-com burst which birthed a new industry. The … Read more

No rescue for Terra: Swiss asset manager denies $3B LUNA/UST bail-out talks

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GAM Investments has called fake news on a fabricated announcement claiming it would invest $3 billion to help Luna/UST recovery efforts. GAM Investments has quashed fake news reports that surfaced on Friday that claimed the Swiss asset manager would invest some $3 billion to aid in the recovery of the Terra ecosystem, including LUNA and … Read more