DIGITAL CURRENCIES – Regulatory Approaches

The business newspaper “Economist” recently wrote an article about the efforts of Switzerland to reinvent itself as a financial and banking centre. Therefore, the Swiss Financial Market Authority FINMA has got an economic liberal approach towards Bitcoins and Digital Currencies in general. Quite the contrary the European Commission is rather sceptical with regard to Digital Currencies and intends to regulate them in the near future.

On this occasion we would like to show various aspects of the legal qualification of digital currencies in the next blogs. The following article is available in German language on:

http://georgesleser.com/german/digitale-wahrungen-regulierungsansatze

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