06 December 2018

Federal Council publishes implementing provisions for the new FinTech licence

On 30 November 2018, the Federal Council published the amended Banking Ordinance with the long-awaited implementing provisions for the new FinTech licence. The rules for this new licence will come into force on 1 January 2019.

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18 December 2017

Taxation of cryptocurrencies

Currently, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin ("BTC") is for the first time passing the threshold of USD 20,000 per BTC and setting a new record. The phenomenal rise in price of the BTC recently, but also the increased use of cryptocurrencies in daily life (e.g. purchasing BTC at Swiss Railway Company ticket vending machines or the paying for the services of the company register of the canton of Zug with BTC) has led to more and more people wanting to join the party. Accordingly the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies has greatly gained in importance.

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03 October 2017

Two FinTech giants join hands

Switzerland and Israel strengthen cooperation in the field of financial services and FinTech

Switzerland and Israel are both globally leading countries in the field of technological innovation. The renewed affirmation of the cooperation between the world leader in financial services Switzerland on the one part and the "Start-Up Nation" Israel on the other in the field of financial services and FinTech could help both countries to expand and cement their leading position in thess fields and assist FinTech companies in both countries leveraging their potential by way of encouraging cross-border cooperation.

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