How to invest in cryptocurrency today?
Some cryptocurrencies (depending on their economic characteristics) are in principle neither financial instruments nor ordinary transferable securities under Swiss law. Therefore, their integration into a portfolio raises many questions: in terms of private banking, how can a client access cryptocurrencies through their banker?
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“In our opinion, bitcoin and other payment tokens are neither financial instruments nor securities and do not fall into the aforementioned category of regular banking transactions.”
Eric Favre specializes in regulatory law and private law on asset management, investment and banking matters.
He also advises in all other areas of commercial law such as finance, mergers and acquisitions and general company law.
He was a lawyer in banking and finance and investment products and services for a large Swiss firm, then completed his MBA from the London Business School to improve his knowledge of finance. Then, to work directly in the financial sector, he was assistant general counsel for the Swiss branch of an American banking group.
He is now an advisor to MLLbasic study of commercial law.
Particularly active on topical issues such as sustainable finance, new technologies and financial regulation, he wishes to speak regularly on these issues.
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