2 Swiss Banks Launch Cryptocurrency Trading and Custody After Gaining Regulatory Approval

2020-06-02

Switzerland’s financial regulator, FINMA, has approved two Zurich-based banks to offer a range of cryptocurrency services, including trading and custody. Maerki Baumann Bank subsequently announced the launch of its trading platform for major cryptocurrencies while Incore Bank is offering a range of crypto services. Maerki Baumann Launches Cryptocurrency Trading DeskRead More →

China Passes Law Protecting Cryptocurrency Inheritance

2020-05-30

China has passed the country’s long-awaited civil code which expands the scope of inheritance rights to include cryptocurrency, such as bitcoin. Inherited cryptocurrencies will be protected under the new law. Meanwhile, several Chinese courts have recently ruled that bitcoin and ethereum are properties protected by law. Inherited Cryptocurrencies Protected byRead More →

Italian Cryptocurrency Project Plans to Pay Users to Watch Porn

2020-05-26

A novel cryptocurrency project called PornVisory plans to reward its users with tokens for watching porn on its platform. PornVisory’s founder, Veronica Noschese, explained to Cointelegraph that there’s a natural synergy between the cryptocurrency and pornography industry, which desperately needs anonymous financial systems. As examples, Noschese pointed to PayPal banning PornhubRead More →

Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra may be a red line some people will refuse to cross and the novel case Juul is making against Chinese tariffs

2019-06-18

Happy Tuesday MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra may be a red line some people will refuse to cross Some social-media users regard Mark Zuckerberg’s financial-services ambitions with skepticism. This father paid $400,000 to get his child into Georgetown, but his son said he didn’t know —Read More →