MME is member of MAMA

Asset Management, Distributed Ledger Technology

MME has been a member of the Multichain Asset Manager Association (MAMA) since its foundation at the end of 2017. As a leading law, tax and compliance firm, MME and MAMA are working together to realize a new vision for asset management using block chain and other distributed ledger technologies.

MME Legal Partner, Dr. Andreas Glarner, is represented on the Executive Committee and, together with Oliver Bussmann, supports the initiator Mona El Isa of Melonport AG.

Todd Rupert und Peter de Proft (Director General of EFAMA, The European Fund and Asset Management Association) are active on the Advisory Board.

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From the magazine

Framework for Crypto Tokens

The current "Block 2" version of the "Conceptual Framework for Legal and Risk Assessment of Crypto Tokens" includes several amendments to the initial genesis version from September 2017. The Framework can be considered in all jurisdictions, regardless of national legal and regulatory frameworks.

Blockchain-Shares for Swiss SMEs

MME and Swisscom digitalize Swiss shares using the advantage of blockchain technology. This will provide non-listed companies with easy, economical access to the capital market. Daura AG, the newly founded joint venture, will launch its solution in 2018.

ICO Regulation in a Nutshell

In this video, Dr. Andreas Glarner, Partner at the MME Crypto Team, provides a high level overview on how Switzerland’s regulator FINMA assesses ICOs / TGEs based on the guidelines recently published.

FINMA Clears the Path for ICOs

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has published guidelines, dated February 16, 2018, setting out how it intends to apply financial market legislations in handling enquiries regarding the applicable regulatory framework for initial coin offerings (“ICO”). The Guidelines complement FINMA’s earlier Guidance 04/2017, published on September 29, 2017.

How to declare bitcoins?

The declaration of bitcoins and other digital information units ("tokens") in the Swiss tax return is in practice still unclear. Our article (in German) provides some guidelines.

ICO Code of Conduct

Crypto Valley Association (CVA), the Swiss-based not-for-profit association supporting the development of blockchain and cryptographic related technologies and businesses, announced the launch of a Code of Conduct for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO).

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Publications

  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Furrer

    Die Einbettung von Smart Contracts in das schweizerische Privatrecht

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  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Furrer,

    Peter Henschel,

    Chris Gschwend

    Compliance Officers: - Smart Contracts, Blockchain and Export Control Compliance

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