Posts tagged with "DLT"



Part 3 of "A Digital Franc for Switzerland; Is there a reason to worry?": The SNB design for a Swiss e-Franc and its benefits
09. April 2021
This is part 3/3 by Markus Hammer about a digital Franc for Switzerland. Part 3 explains what the SNB design for a Swiss e-Franc, its benefits or threads would be, and is about: e-Frank, Swiss token, Swiss e-coin, physical cash, bearer instrument, transaction privacy, privacy protection, digital signature, blind signature, anonymous token, FLOSS, 2-tier architecture, PPP, cryptography, public vs private key

Part 1 of "A Digital Franc for Switzerland; Is there a reason to worry?": The push of Central Banks and why Bitcoin is not like money
04. April 2021
This is part 1/3 by Markus Hammer about a digital Franc for Switzerland. It describes why states and their central banks are currently pushing their CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) with great momentum, the relation to private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and why the latter are not like money. This part 1 is about cryptocurrency, state money vs private money, account-based vs value-based money, Bitcoin, DLT, Blockchain, stablecoins, Diem

19. December 2018
#DigitalSwitzerland is taking another stance for establishing itself internationally as a hub for digital technologies and business models laying out a legal framework for Decentralized Ledger (DLT) and Blockchain Technologies. Swiss Federal Council adopted a report December 2018 reflecting the work of a finance and fintech expert group. The scope of this fundamental paper is cross-industry and thereby goes beyond the predominantly affected finance sector and its already widely known digital...

27. November 2018
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issues a primer through its LabCFTC on Smart Contracts and thereby makes clear that also 'digitized and coded' (Commodities) derivatives (contracts) are subject to existing regulation.