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dc.contributor.authorNaskar, Arnab-
dc.contributor.authorPasquier, Bruno-
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-01T12:31:48Z-
dc.date.available2019-07-01T12:31:48Z-
dc.date.issued2018-01-01-
dc.identifier.issn1660-3362de_CH
dc.identifier.urihttps://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/17395-
dc.description.abstractThe growth of blockchain technology has not only impacted the technology sector but also the legal and finance industry on a massive scale. The Swiss financial sector has seen the sudden growth of a new way of start-up financing, commonly known as the Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). ICOs enable Blockchain focused Fintech start-ups and SMEs to access crowd financing by issuing digital currencies. While in 2016 approximately 245 million USD have been raised through ICOs worldwide, this amount jumped to nearly 4 billion USD alone last year. This article aims at analyzing the legal aspects concerning the Switzerland based ICO vehicles. At first, the ICO process shall be described and the international context briefly explained. Further, it explains why Swiss law and the Swiss financial center are advantageous to the implementation of ICOs compared to other countries. Finally, the authors discuss the legal form, critically questioning the choice of the (non-profit) foundation.de_CH
dc.language.isoende_CH
dc.publisherDikede_CH
dc.relation.ispartofAktuelle juristische Praxisde_CH
dc.rightsLicence according to publishing contractde_CH
dc.subject.ddc332: Finanzwirtschaftde_CH
dc.subject.ddc346: Privatrecht (CH)de_CH
dc.titleThe Tale of Swiss ICO foundationsde_CH
dc.typeBeitrag in wissenschaftlicher Zeitschriftde_CH
dcterms.typeTextde_CH
zhaw.departementSchool of Management and Lawde_CH
zhaw.organisationalunitZentrum für Unternehmens- und Steuerrecht (ZUS)de_CH
zhaw.funding.euNode_CH
zhaw.issue1de_CH
zhaw.originated.zhawYesde_CH
zhaw.pages.end94de_CH
zhaw.pages.start89de_CH
zhaw.publication.statuspublishedVersionde_CH
zhaw.volume2018de_CH
zhaw.publication.reviewPeer review (Publikation)de_CH
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