Tag: FINMA

Swiss Bank Seba Now Lets Customers Earn Yield on Crypto Holdings

Swiss Bank Seba Now Lets Customers Earn Yield on Crypto Holdings

A FINMA-licensed Swiss bank, Seba, has launched a program enabling clients to earn yield on their crypto holdings. In addition, the bank will “provide support for centralized lending and borrowing services, enabling investors to generate yield by lending bitcoin and ethereum directly with Seba Bank.” Seba Earn Lets Clients Generate Rewards From Crypto Investments Seba […]

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Swiss Regulator Approves First Crypto Fund: Asset Manager Says ‘It’s an Exceptional Achievement’

Swiss Regulator Approves First Crypto Fund: Asset Manager Says ‘It’s an Exceptional Achievement’

Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has approved the first Swiss crypto fund. It is managed by asset manager Crypto Finance and custodied by Seba Bank. “For the first time, FINMA has approved a Swiss fund that invests primarily in cryptoassets,” said the regulator. First Crypto Fund Approved Under Swiss Laws The Swiss Financial Market […]

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Facebook-Backed Crypto Project Diem Moves to US, Unveils New Launch Plan

Facebook-Backed Crypto Project Diem Moves to US, Unveils New Launch Plan

Facebook-backed cryptocurrency project Diem, formerly Libra, is moving from Switzerland to the U.S. In collaboration with Silvergate Bank, the association, which oversees the development of the diem cryptocurrency, has unveiled a new launch plan. Facebook-Backed Stablecoin Has New Launch Plan The Diem Association announced Wednesday a partnership between Diem Networks U.S. and Silvergate Capital Corporation […]

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Swiss SEBA Bank Dives Into Defi Expanding Its Offering With 3 Tokens

Switzerland-based crypto bank SEBA is adding support for three defi tokens, bringing the number of cryptocurrencies available on its platform to a total of nine. SEBA clients are able to buy, store and trade with fiat any of these cryptos. SEBA Bank Supports the Coins of 3 Defi Protocols With the new tokens, SEBA Bank […]

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Swiss Regulatory Body FINMA Rejects Bitcoin Suisse’s Banking License Proposal

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has rejected Bitcoin  Suisse AG’s banking license proposal filed by the Zug-based financial intermediary in 2019. The regulatory body in its official note mentioned that the application filed by the Suisse AG lacks several parameters especially its money laundering defense mechanism. The crypto firm later withdrew its application […]

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Swiss Bank Sygnum Begins Storing Crypto With Taurus Group, Launches Staking Service

Swiss Bank Sygnum Begins Storing Crypto With Taurus Group, Launches Staking Service

The Switzerland-based bank Sygnum has announced this week that the fintech firm is now storing digital assets with the company Taurus Group. On Friday, the bank also revealed that the FINMA-approved firm’s clientele can purchase and stake XTZ by leveraging the Tezos network. Earlier this year, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a number of Switzerland-based fintech services […]

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Switzerland’s GazpromBank Receives FINMA’s Approval To Provide Crypto Custody Services

A fully owned subsidiary of the private Russia-based Gazprombank (JSC) bank has received regulatory approval for rolling out institutional cryptocurrency services in Switzerland. According to the official announcement, the authorization from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) with which the platform will be able to offer cryptocurrency custody services as well as trading between […]

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