Switzerland Wants to be The Crypto-Nation

Earlier this year, Johann Schneider-Ammann, economics minister, said Switzerland wanted “to be the crypto-nation”. The country has become a hub for initial coin offerings, whereby start-ups sell digital tokens to investors, and a Swiss foundation is…

Germany Will Not Tax Bitcoin When Used as…

The German Federal Ministry of Finance posted a notice yesterday regarding VAT tax treatment of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. In brief, the German government will not tax bitcoin when used as a method of…

Gibraltar GBX Rock Token Sells Out in 9…

The Rock Token, known as RKT, went live at 1pm today after a successful general public token sale which sold out in 9 seconds. The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Rock Token has officially started trading on…

Crypto Ban Lifted by Israel’s Supreme Court

Finance Magnates reported yesterday, Feb. 26. that Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a temporary court order prohibiting Leumi Bank from restricting the banking activity of crypto broker Bits of Gold. [caption id="attachment_1488" align="alignnone" width="590"] Yuval…

Spanish Government Eyeing Crypto Regulation

Spain's ruling political party is reportedly drafting legislation that it hopes will help woo cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to the country. Bloomberg reported, the People's Party of Spain is eyeing the move as part of…