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Zug
Swiss City to Accept Bitcoin Payments for Government Services
The city of Zug, Switzerland, will pilot a bitcoin payments project that will allow local citizens to pay fees using digital currency.
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Swiss Crypto Community Reacts to Bitcoin's VAT Exemption
Switzerland's bitcoin community has spoken out following confirmation that bitcoin is exempt from Value Added Tax (VAT) in the country.
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Xapo Moves to Switzerland Citing Customer Privacy Concerns
Bitcoin security specialist Xapo has relocated its headquarters to Switzerland in a bid to boost customer privacy protections.
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Swiss Intelligence Service Investigates Paying Informants in Bitcoin
Swiss intelligence services are reportedly looking into the possibility of using bitcoin to pay intelligence sources abroad.
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University of Zurich
Switzerland's Largest University Tests 'Touchless' Bitcoin Payments Solution
The University of Zurich has launched a bitcoin payments trial that will utilise near-field communication technology.
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Swiss law
Swiss Report Lays Foundation for Bitcoin to Become Legal Money
The new report by the country's Federal Council has been widely welcomed by the local bitcoin industry.
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Swiss Government Report: Bitcoin Too 'Insignificant' for Legislation
Switzerland's Federal Council has published a report stating that it won't create digital currency legislation, for now.
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Swiss ATM
Swiss Regulators Give Green Light for Bitcoin ATM Network
The go ahead was received following recent uncertainty about the status of bitcoin ATMs in the country.
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Swiss Regulators Block Zurich Bitcoin ATM Launch
Bitcoin Suisse AG has abruptly cancelled a scheduled ATM launch in Zurich at the request of Swiss regulators.
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Law
Bitcoin Regulation Roundup: Political Contributions and Troublesome Banks
Jason Tyra examines the most significant bitcoin news from the world’s regulators and law courts.
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