Crypto assets

7 January 2021
Making bitcoin tradable on the stock exchange: even for an industry giant like US asset manager VanEck, it was an unexpectedly protracted project – that ultimately ended with great results, with the VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN now successfully listed on Deutsche Börse. Since the launch of VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN at the end of November 2020,...
7 January 2021
Bitcoin an der Börse handelbar machen: Auch für eine Branchengrösse wie den US-amerikanischen Asset-Manager VanEck wurde es ein unerwartet langwieriges Projekt – mit einem tollen Ergebnis. Denn mittlerweile ist der VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN erfolgreich an der Deutschen Börse gelistet. Seit dem Launch des VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN Ende November 2020 wird Dominik Poiger ständig...
2 November 2020
Assessing the European Commission’s Regulation of Markets in Crypto-assets
The newly published draft of the European Commission’s Regulation of Markets in Crypto-assets (MiCA) could be a necessary step towards harmonizing the treatment of crypto-assets throughout the European Union and thus could be a key driver in terms of industry professionalization and adaption of crypto-based financial products. Yet, the draft still contains some ambiguities that...
24 April 2019
Cybercrime and crypto
Nowadays, cybercrime is often mentioned in the same breath as crypto assets such as bitcoin and Ether. While this may be understandable given the much-quoted anonymity of such assets, the question remains whether they really are a suitable target for fraudsters. After all, authorities and financial intermediaries are still able to trace and analyse payment...