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Blockchain and Crypto update – Regulators, manipulation and more

Following our introductory “blockchain” post last week (see here), there have been several developments in the sector: The recent drop in the Bitcoin price has been widely reported, for example here on The Independent’s web site. This is attributed by some to statements from regulators about the future oversight of crypto currencies. For example, the … Continue reading

Blockchains, crypto currencies, ICOs – regulatory angles

The use of “blockchain” technology, which supports crypto currencies such as the bitcoin, is being widely considered and reported, with many pilots and in some cases actual use in flight. The future use of such technology is hotly debated, from those whose view is that they will “change the world” to the opposite, with some … Continue reading

2018 begins – what does it have in store?

The 2018 working year starts today for most, which provides a good opportunity to consider the months ahead. Start of year The end of 2017 has unsurprisingly busy, with several pieces of news posted since our “end of year” entry.  In addition to today being the first day on which Swiss “FC-” and “NFC+” entities … Continue reading