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5-Star Swiss Hotel Set to Accept Bitcoin Payments

The Dolder Grand, a five-star hotel based in Switzerland, will begin accepting bitcoin payments starting next month. Read more: coindesk.com

Blockchain Insurance Consortium B3i Quietly Raises $16M

B3i, a blockchain startup owned by some of the world’s largest insurance companies, quietly raised about $16m last month, bringing its total capital to over $22m, according to corporate registry filings in Switzerland. Read more: coindesk.com

Switzerland Moves Forward to Fit Cryptocurrency into Traditional Regulations

The Federal Assembly of Switzerland has voted in favor of putting cryptocurrency on equal footing as traditional assets. Read more: bitcoinist.com

NetGuardians selected by Pictet to improve fraud protection

Switzerland-based NetGuardians has been chosen by asset and wealth manager Pictet to strengthen its fraud protection. Read more: member.regtechanalyst.com

Swiss corporate challenger bank Initium enters FinTech arena

Switzerland-based Initium has been unveiled with plans to build a multi-jurisdictional corporate banking group. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Vontobel Bank to offer crypto custody in global ‘first’

Swiss private bank Vontobel is planning to offer custody services for cryptocurrencies in a move executives described as a worldwide “first.” Read more: bitcoinist.com

Bitcoin ATM producer moves to Switzerland due to regulatory difficulties

Bitcoin ATM producer Lamassu has moved to the Swiss canton of Lucerne due to regulatory difficulties in other countries. Read more: cointelegraph.com

SEBA nabs $101m to support it with getting a bank license

Switzerland-based SEBA Crypto has netted CHF 100m ($101m) in funding to build a FINMA licensed bank. Read more: fintech.global

Swiss regulator finds deficiencies in Credit Suisse’s AML processes

Switzerland’s regulator has claimed that Credit Suisse has failed to adequately fight money laundering in suspected corruption cases. Read More: regtechanalyst.com

SIX increases stake in Swiss Euro Clearing Bank to 100%

Switzerland-based financial services technology provider SIX has acquired the remaining stake of German-based Swiss Euro Clearing Bank (SECB). Read more: fintech.global