Digital assets

25 September 2020
USE CASE: Digital Assets Custody
In 2017, Bank Frick became the first European bank to offer access to an in-house digital asset custody solution through a tracker certificate. Following a surge in demand, its custody services were extended to an initial set of popular digital assets, including Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), and Ethereum (ETH). Since then, Bank Frick has expanded...
22 August 2019
Liechtenstein – Banking regulation review
Located in the heart of Europe, Liechtenstein is known to be a niche player for financial services with investors and advisors appreciating its liberal company system. Over the years, there have been quite considerable changes in the financial and banking system of Liechtenstein – especially through entering the European Economic Area (EEA) in the mid-1990s...
8 August 2019
The wild years for digital assets are (empirically) over
Unlike previous physical goods, digital assets such as cryptocurrencies pose new challenges – especially regarding their safe keeping. With crypto exchanges in particular hitting the headlines on an increasing basis due to hacking and other attacks, there remains a distorted perception of digital assets in the media. But based on a differentiated understanding of what...