• swiss bank launches crypto trading
    Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation

    Swiss bank Bordier & Cie launches crypto custody and trading services

    The 177-year-old private bank’s move to allow clients to hold and trade cryptocurrencies comes as a comprehensive Swiss blockchain law comes into effect

    The venerable Swiss private banking firm of Bordier & Cie has become the latest bank to jump into the cryptocurrency business, offering its customers a variety of trading and custody services. The move comes as the first phase of Switzerland's new “blockchain law” comes into effect, amending company law and financial market legal infrastructure.