Swiss Company Gets Green Light to Incorporate for a Blockchain IPO – CoinDesk

In what’s being called a first for Switzerland, a company has been allowed to incorporate for an IPO offering of tokenized shares on a blockchain. In a press release Wednesday, the firm’s adviser Andriotto Financial Services said that Coldrerio, Switzerland-based Overfuture SA’s articles of incorporation directly reference “the digital nature of the shares (tokens) and […]

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Notes From WEF: Oil-Producing Nations Want Dollar Alternatives, Just Not Bitcoin – CoinDesk

DAVOS, Switzerland – Most Middle Eastern elites at the World Economic Forum are highly skeptical of bitcoin, but there are whispers about its potential for cross-border settlements in the energy sector.  According to Egyptian businessman M. Shafik Gabr, chairman of the ARTOC Group for Investment & Development, some Middle Eastern nations are already exploring the […]

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Notes From the WEF: The Coming Battle Between Surveilled and Private Money – CoinDesk

DAVOS, Switzerland — When the world’s leading bankers and policymakers gathered this week at the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, their interest in blockchain technology was resoundingly clear. “The number one use case of blockchain technology promoted by the government is data sharing,” Zhang Jiachen, CEO of the startup Guangzhishu Technology, […]

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PwC Switzerland Incorporates ChainSecurity Team to Expand Blockchain Audit Tools – CoinDesk

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Switzerland has “hired” smart contract audit firm ChainSecurity’s team, folding the company and its expertise into the Big Four accounting firm, the companies announced earlier this week. In what seems like an acquisition in all but name, the seven technical engineers are joining the accounting firm and to bolster PwC Switzerland’s smart contract […]

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RigoBlock to Launch New API to Allow Developers to Create Their Own Platform on RigoBlock’s Protocol

January 8, 2019 – Lugano, Switzerland – RigoBlock, the pioneering decentralized asset management platform, has today announced that it will be launching a new API to allow developers to build on top of the already functioning protocol. The news comes as an added incentive to ensure developers create on the Ethereum based blockchain network. Having […]

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