Jean-Etienne DurandHead of Product
Erik RousselHead of Partnerships
Nicolas CámaraHead of Compliance
Fabrizio PloznerHead of Legal
Roland VeneszHead of Technology
The family office behind HedgeBlock has been operating successfully in Switzerland since 1991 and it became a natural choice to capitalise on this market expertise and long standing local partnerships to incorporate HedgeBlock.
Erik Roussel, Chairman
Switzerland is the most decentralized country in the world. It contains a total of 26 cantons (similar to the states in the USA) that all have a huge amount of power. In addition, Swiss citizens are asked to vote several times a year for certain national initiatives and referendums. That is very similar to how many Blockchain communities are organized – and Switzerland provides the best environment to create a home for such communities and companies.
Since April 26, 2018, there are new regulatory suggestions that were presented by the Blockchain Task Force to the Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann. The Blockchain Task Force is backed by the Swiss government and is a selection of around 50 representatives from science, business and politics in Switzerland that are jointly interested in making Blockchain technologies successful globally, through Switzerland. Download the detailed whitepaper and its appendix (currently German only).