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Demystifying blockchain regulation in Switzerland

by Dr. Michael Mosimann and Dr. Christian Schönfeld in International Financial Law Review IFLR February/March 2020

Michael Mosimann and Christian Schönfeld of Prager Dreifuss outline the changes the Swiss legislator intends to introduce in order to provide more clarity to the legal framework for distributed ledger technology (DLT) business models. These include the introduction of DLT securities and changes to laws on financial regulation and insolvency. This article follows up on some topics raised in Michael Mosimann’s article Searching for clarity in the February/March 2019 issue of IFLR.