The Bitcoin Association has announced its certification as a non-profit organization based in Zurich, Switzerland and aims at preaching the gospel of Bitcoin and blockchain technology all around the world.
At the international level, the framework is being composed thanks to the indisputable initiative of Switzerland in particular that on the issues of the new regulation for cryptocurrency / tokenization in financial markets is leading the way and laying the foundations for the construction of many experimental projects and to build those experiences that then allow to "write the actual rules".
The Swiss Blockchain Federation (SBF) has published a manual titled “Tokenized Equity, Guidelines for Issuers of Equity and Related Tokens” that clearly indicates the willingness to give clear indications.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency stipends have gained regulatory recognition in many parts of the globe including Switzerland, Estonia, Italy, Russia, United States, Japan, and New Zealand. However, when it comes to other major sectors or businesses, cryptocurrencies are not yet being used for remuneration. Individuals and firms in the aforementioned jurisdictions are seriously exploiting the benefits of legal digital currency payments.
Arab Bank Switzerland, a sister firm of the Middle East-based banking bull Arab Bank which was the first Arab monetary organization to launch a presence in Switzerland, is now providing trading and custody services for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), the globe's first and second leading cryptocurrencies. As per the Sept. 19 report by The Block, the effort implies institution’s high net-worth customers, counting business giants and family businesspersons, can now have access to cryptocurrencies.
The biggest social network company Facebook has registered a new firm dealing with blockchain and payments in Geneva, according to popular news outlet Reuters. The Swiss fintech company is reported to be focused on data analytics and investments in particular.
Innovative technology giant countries such as Malta, Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, and Estonia, are in the top 5 European nations which are friendly to blockchain, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and have acknowledged the importance of creating a cryptocurrency focused economy. Nevertheless, forming, registering and operating a cryptocurrency firm, how much good the ground is levelled, the crypto businesses in the continent still experience serious problems.
The long-awaited arrest of Konstantin Ignatov, one of the founders of OneCoin, by the American authorities is being discussed in Ticino, Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland. In the past few months, some investors in Ticino bought this Bulgarian crypto founded in 2014.