Julius Baer Top Exec: Crypto Still in ‘Darwinian’ Process of Selection

A top executive at private Swiss private banking Julius Baer says cryptocurrencies are still at the stage of a “Darwinian” process of selection. In an interview with Arabian Business on Oct. 29, Christian Gattiker-Ericsson — Julius Baer’s chief strategist and head of research and investment solutions — argued that: “We are still in this Darwinian selection…

Switzerland Approves Bitcoin Banks

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has announced on Monday that it has issued banking and securities dealers’ licenses to two “pure-play blockchain service providers” for the first time. The new Swiss crypto banks are SEBA Crypto AG, which is registered in Zug, and Sygnum AG, which is registered…