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Liechtenstein is a principality, governed legally by the prince, but practically by an elected assembly — not unlike the United Kingdom. While the country has an elected legislature who does pass the day-to-day laws of the country, the prince can — if he wishes — veto any law he does not agree with.
Her Serene Highness Maria-Pia Kothbauer, Princess of Liechtenstein is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Principality of Liechtenstein to Austria and the Czech Republic. She also serves as Liechtenstein's Permanent Representative to the OSCE and to the United Nations. She would ...

Cryptocurrency is the rage of the time,that even royalty can't stay away from it. The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein, Alois Philipp Maria announced that their royal family is interested in investing in Cryptocurrency. Alois Philipp Maria informed the media that investing in cryptocurrency can boost the royal ...
The blink-and-you'll-miss it principality of Liechtenstein may share a currency with Switzerland and have the same air of comfortable, alpine wealth, but it is most definitely its own country, with its own passports, country code and political system. Unfortunately, the fact seems to have escaped the attention of ...
A new co-working space has been launched in Liechtenstein to support blockchain startups. House of Blockchain is an initiative of Aeternity, an open source, blockchain-based distributed computer platform, and aims to attract blockchain-focused businesses that are looking to scale. House of Blockchain ...
The investigations against former Raiffeisen head Pierin Vincenz are well under way, and state prosecutors from Liechtenstein have now joined the probe. The former head of the Raiffeisen group has been in custody for one and a half months as prosecutors investigate suspicions that Pierin Vincenz, and ...

Liechtenstein is a German-speaking, 25km-long principality between Austria and Switzerland. Interestingly, this small country was up for rent for about Rs 46 lakhs per night in 2011. The scheme was hatched between lodging site, Airbnb and Liechtenstein-based marketing firm, 'Rent a village by Xnet'.
A Chinese finance firm has wrapped up a deal to buy a private bank in Liechtenstein. It is the most recent of a spate of Chinese deals in Europe's finance hubs. What is the attraction? Hong Kong's Mason Group has cemented its purchase of Raiffeisen Private Bank in Liechtenstein, the two banks said in a ...
There's promising news from European regulators as Liechtenstein announces that they'll be taking a light-handed approach when it comes to blockchain technology. Liechtenstein is one of many small European nations establishing itself as a blockchain hub over recent years. With a population of just ...
Blockchain technology is driving economic transformation and Liechtenstein wants to be in the front seat, according to the country's prime minister. As such, the Liechtenstein government has set out to draw up "sensible," comprehensive blockchain legislation to create a legal environment that's conducive ...
The government of Liechtenstein will introduce new legislation to regulate Blockchain business models and underlying Blockchain systems, Prime Minister Adrian Hasler announced during a speech at the Finance Forum in Vaduz, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported March 28. The bill will be presented in ...
TheJournal.ie is a full participating member of the Press Council of Ireland and supports the Office of the Press Ombudsman. This scheme in addition to defending the freedom of the press, offers readers a quick, fair and free method of dealing with complaints that they may have in relation to articles that appear on our pages ...
Now, the liquidator's report reveals that as of 31 December 2017 Gable had £7.6m (CHF 10.1m) in liquidity and £62.3m (CHF 83.2m) in investments. But the firm is at the centre of a complex series of proceedings in Liechtenstein and across Europe, the report shows. Dividing up Gable's assets and fulfilling ...
Who would think that a country, roughly a quarter the size of an Indian state and the population of a suburb, adorned with quaint valleys and fairytale castles could be a booming Blockchain enabler? Well, that seems to be the case, owing to the latest advancements in the cryptocurrency arena in ...
Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen visited the Principality of Liechtenstein during a state visit to Vaduz. After 14 months, he has finally visited the last of Austria's neighbouring countries. The state was known as a tax haven until November 2013. The Liechtenstein tax affair and offshore leaks have ...
The governments of Liechtenstein and the United States have recently discussed the possibility of beginning negotiations for a bilateral double tax avoidance treaty. According to a Liechtenstein Government statement issued on March 15, "the fight against financial and tax crime" was the main focus of ...
The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein said last Friday that his family is considering investing some of their $5 billion fortune in cryptocurrencies. Crown Prince Alois Philipp Maria told CNBC that investing in cryptocurrencies can help bolster the royal family's fortune, which, though it is sizeable now, was much ...

The ultra-discreet Principality of Liechtenstein is Europe's least-visited country, inhabited by the fewest people (population of 37,000) and with very little land (62 square miles), but it contains the most secrets of the international super-rich and ruling dynasties. Here in this mysterious tax haven – squeezed ...
The ultra-discreet Principality of Liechtenstein is Europe's least-visited country, inhabited by the fewest people (population of 37,000) and with very little land (62 square miles), but it contains the most secrets of the international super-rich and ruling dynasties. Here in this mysterious tax haven – squeezed ...
Bank Frick, a Liechtenstein-based family bank, has announced it is now offering “direct investment” and cold storage of five cryptocurrencies. Bank Frick said that cryptocurrency trading will take place within the fully regulated framework of its processes and is aimed at professional market participants and ...
On February 27, 2018, the government published a consultation report regarding the amendment of the Financial Market Authority Act for implementation of Regulation (EU) 2015/751 of the European Parliament and of the Council 29 April 2015 on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions.
Creso Pharma (ASX:CPH) today announced the launch of its cannaQIX® human health product in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. The March launch follows on from CPH's collaboration with Doetsch Grether AG, one of the top 15 pharma/OTC and consumer care companies in Switzerland. Importantly ...
15-year-old Nicola Rountree-Williams from Edwards, Colo. and Tryon, North Carolina, has won the 2018 OPA Cup (Organisation des Pays Alpines) women's giant slalom alpine ski race in Malbun, Liechtenstein. The OPA Cup, formerly known as The 7 Nations Cup, is the premier international U16 alpine ...
Together, the Wenzels would go on to win six Olympic medals in total, ushering in a decade of dominance by Liechtenstein athletes: The small nation won nine Olympic medals from 1976 to 1988, all in alpine skiing. In front of reporters on that day in 1980, Wenzel explained the success of her home country ...
AS A CHILD in Bologna, the curator Alice Stori Liechtenstein was enchanted by a scene in Luchino Visconti's 1963 film, “The Leopard,” in which the young nobleman Tancredi is asked how many rooms are in his family's castle. “No one knows, not even Uncle,” he responds. “He says a palace in which one ...
Liechtenstein, with a total area of 160 square kilometres, has an open border with Switzerland and uses the Swiss franc and 'Swiss' postal codes, while women in Liechtenstein use hospitals in Switzerland and Austria to give birth after the last maternity ward in the principality closed its doors several years ...
Liechtenstein recently completed a short-lived stamp series. Called Trades and Crafts, the series was introduced with three stamps March 6, 2017, and ended March 5 with the second set of three. Rene Wolfinger designed all six stamps in the series. The designs are similar, each featuring pictograms of a ...
“The number of sizeable private banks, say, large enough for a newspaper to cover them, will come down,” Prince Max von und zu Liechtenstein, the chief executive of LGT Group, a private banking and asset-management company owned by the House of Liechtenstein, said in an interview with the South ...
A Liechtenstein-based family bank has become one of the first banks in the world that allows clients to directly invest in cryptocurrencies. Making the announcement earlier this week, Bank Frick said that the first batch of cryptocurrencies to be available for trading will include bitcoin, bitcoin cash, litecoin, ...
Kaiser Partner Privatbank, a Liechtenstein-based private bank, has completed the acquisition of Vontobel's Liechtenstein wealth management unit. The acquired unit reported CHF1.4bn in assets under management at the end of October 2017. The deal, whose terms were not disclosed, was first ...
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture of Liechtenstein Aurelia Frick stated her country is interested in Georgia's successful experience in e-services and digital technologies. Aurelia Frick made the statement while meeting Georgia's Vice-Premier and Foreign Minister, Mikheil Janelidze, within the ...
15-year-old Nicola Rountree-Williams from Edwards, Colo. and Tryon, North Carolina, has won the 2018 OPA Cup (Organisation des Pays Alpines) women's giant slalom alpine ski race in Malbun, Liechtenstein. The OPA Cup, formerly known as The 7 Nations Cup, is the premier international U16 alpine ...
15-year-old Nicola Rountree-Williams from Edwards, Colo. and Tryon, North Carolina, has won the 2018 OPA Cup (Organisation des Pays Alpines) women's giant slalom alpine ski race in Malbun, Liechtenstein. The OPA Cup, formerly known as The 7 Nations Cup, is the premier international U16 alpine ...
The handling of Swiss patents is governed by the Federal Act of 25 June 1954 on Patents for Inventions (PatG), which was updated in 2012. Patents are administered by the Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE), which is situated in Berne, the capital of Switzerland. Liechtenstein has neither its own patent ...
On February 21, 1980, in Lake Placid, New York, Hanni Wenzel spoke to reporters about Liechtenstein, the tiny country nestled between Switzerland and Austria that then had a population of 25,000. They wanted to know what was so special about this little mountain country that was winning alpine skiing ...
The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein, Prince Alois, has expressed an interest in investing in cryptocurrencies. Speaking to CNBC, it was apparent from the prince's comments that no one has been left untouched by bitcoin's and others' rampant growth, not even the royalty of the world. “Particularly with this ...
Nestled amid alpine forests between a Swiss border along the Rhine River floodplain and an Austrian border etched across the Alpine foothills, lies Liechtenstein. It is one of Europe's smallest microstates, and host to less than 40,000 inhabitants. On February 5, 2018, Liechtenstein's Crown Prince Alois ...
The royal family of one of Europe's smallest states is open to investing in cryptocurrencies to boost its wealth. Crown Prince Alois of Liechtenstein says digital tokens such as bitcoin were “something to look into more into the future”, but admitted the principality does not currently have the “internal expertise ...
A royal “Bitcoin Dynasty” to rule for generations? Not quite, but Alois — Crown Prince of Liechtenstein — just noted in a new interview that Liechtenstein's royalty are looking to diversify and build up new wealth. They're now reportedly interested in cryptocurrencies as a means to do so. Also read: China ...
The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein has told CNBC that blockchain and cryptocurrencies like bitcoin could be one way to help his family restore its wealth. "Particularly with this whole new digital economy, it is something to look into more into in the future," Crown Prince Alois told CNBC on Friday.
CNBC Interview with the Crown Prince of Liechtenstein. Published 12 Hours Ago Updated 11 Hours Ago CNBC.com .... JB: Liechtenstein removed the banking secrecy model in 2009. So what have you done to continue to attract investment into the country? PA: Luckily Leichtenstein was always a very stable country.
Liechtenstein's VP Bank Group expects a significantly higher profit for 2017 compared to the previous year. And that's even after having forked out for past sins in Germany. The positive operating performance throughout the 2017 financial year led to a significantly higher net of about 66 Swiss million ...
"Trends and Opportunities in Liechtenstein Life Insurance Industry to 2019: Market Profile" is the result of extensive research into the life insurance segment in Liechtenstein. It provides insights into the market trends, market size, growth prospects and market efficiency in the Liechtenstein life insurance ...
Liechtenstein introduced comprehensive changes to its value-added tax regime from January 1, 2018, on the basis of the law of November 10, 2017, on the amendment of the VAT law, published in the nation's Official Gazette. The amendment provides for a number of changes to the territory's value-added ...
The Principality of Liechtenstein situated on the eastern border of Switzerland goes unnoticed by many despite its record achievements. The small country, only spanning a total of 62 square miles, has proven themselves to the world that they can run an efficient country for its citizens. Liechtenstein holds ...
KATHMANDU: Nepal and Liechtenstein have set up diplomatic relations. With this development, the number of countries,over 80 per cent of the United Nations member states, Nepal has diplomatic ties with has now reached 155. Durga Prasad Bhattarai, Permanent Representative of Nepal to the UN, and ...
During his time in Washington, Allen created strong business connections and diplomatic relationships with foreign countries, including Liechtenstein, and he had always regarded the country fondly. But never did he think he would be asked to serve in a serious capacity, much less be requested to be an ...
Just a few days ago, Tina Weirather careened down the super-G hill and went home with her first Olympic medal, a bronze. A few days later, she just missed another bronze medal when Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckle knocked her off the podium. But a medal in Alpine skiing isn't anything new for her tiny ...
THE Gibraltarian football team has been draw against Liechtenstein, Macedonia and Armenia in the inaugural UEFA Nations League. The UEFA Nations League is a football competition designed to match similarly ranked teams against one another in a league system. All 55 European footballing nations ...
Our Mobile Operator Forecast on Liechtenstein provides key operational and financial metrics for Liechtenstein's wireless market and is one of the best forecasts in the industry. We provide two-year forecasts at the operator level going out to 2018. We also provide quarterly historical and forecast data ...


 

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