WEG Bank Receives Crypto Trading & Custody License From Estonia August 27, 2019 August 27, 2019 Kelly Cromley http://1AZFjzw2#Nwf63pYaMWq#xIY
Market NewsAugust 27, 2019 by Kelly Cromley

WEG Bank Receives Crypto Trading & Custody License From Estonia

WEG, a bank headquartered in Germany, has received a license from Estonia to offer cryptocurrency trading and custody service. The bank revealed the information through a tweet.

Additionally, the institution stated that it intends to acquire a securities trading and custody license in Germany.

Regarding the receipt of license from the Estonian government, WEG bank stated:

“We announce that as of today we have secured full access to a crypto trading and custody license in Estonia and are equally applying for a securities trading and custody license in Germany.”

WEG Bank also opined that “working out of a premium regulatory environment” adds to its credibility. In April, Nimiq, a browser-powered payment system incorporating blockchain technology, has bought a 9.9% stake in Germany’s WEG Bank AG.

The stake purchase followed collaboration for the creation of a crypto-to-fiat bridge permitting simple exchange of value between crypto and conventional banking systems.

In May 2018, cryptocurrency payment firm TokenPay entered into a collaboration in addition to the purchase of 9.9% stake. Consumer interest in regulated cryptocurrencies and blockchain based services is growing exponentially. Of late, Maerki Baumann, a private bank in Switzerland, disclosed that it had received queries from 400 clients interested in its upcoming blockchain products.

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Kelly is our in house crytpto researcher, delving into the stories which matter from blockchains being used in the real world to new ico coming out.