20 October 2021
Blockchain technology reinvents correspondent banking – just not yet
As one of its major use cases, blockchain technology is said to transform traditional correspondent banking. So far major challenges have pushed back this transformation. It is more likely than ever that with central bank digital currencies on the horizon; blockchain disruption will finally come to fruition in the realm of cross-border banking. “Business models...
18 October 2021
Is the US finally coming to terms with crypto?
This week, our blockchain experts assessed the following topics: • Is the US finally coming to terms with crypto?• Decentralised Identity: Another important building block• Protecting the Climate: A top priority among more and more blockchain enthusiasts• Bitcoin ETF in the US: Things seem to be heating up• Market Update: October has been Bitcoin month...
4 October 2021
Are we experiencing lightning fast adoption?
This week, our blockchain experts assessed the following topics: • Are we experiencing lightning fast adoption?• China tightens the screw even more• mCBDC: A concept for future cross-border payments• Stablecoins are an opportunity that needs to be regulated• Market Update: It’s impossible to kill Bitcoin Our bi-weekly Crypto Industry Report provides you with valuable information...
28 September 2021
Turning crypto investment into an earning asset
With Ethereum upgrading to Proof of Stake, the crypto world is going through one of its most transformative shifts to date. This means that customers will soon be able to earn interest on their digital asset holdings through a process called staking. What staking is, how it will define the future of Ethereum and digital...
16 September 2021
How decentralised is Decentralised Finance really?
This week, our blockchain experts assessed the following topics: • How decentralised is Decentralised Finance really?• A tale of two crypto hacks and their enlightening stories• Buying Bitcoin without KYC is getting harder and harder• A huge step forward regarding tokenised assets• Market Update: Alternative crypto projects are picking up speed Our bi-weekly Crypto Industry...
2 September 2021
Paying with crypto: Things are picking up
This week, our blockchain experts assessed the following topics: • Paying with crypto: Things are picking up• How to accurately define a CBDC• Cardano: Empty hype or true smart contract platform contender?• Miners have been leaving China for real. Where are they going?• Market Update: ETH reaches resistance level, BTC comes close Our bi-weekly Crypto...
1 September 2021
A comprehensive overview of Liechtenstein’s banking regulation
For strategic reasons, the Frick family retains a majority stake in Bank Frick. Statements by clients and employees have demonstrated to us that it is advantageous if the Bank remains in the ownership of the Frick family, as it creates a sense of security as well as clear responsibilities, and bolsters trust among employees, clients and various partners in the Bank.