4 May 2022
LGT Bank is expanding its offering of direct investments in cryptocurrencies. To do so, the bank owned by the princely House of Liechtenstein is collaborating with SEBA Bank from Switzerland. This offer is limited to certain client groups during the initial phase
26 Apr 2022
The UN General Assembly adopted the veto initiative launched by Liechtenstein without a vote. This sets down that the General Assembly will automatically meet within 10 days if veto is used in the Security Council by one of its five permanent members.
26 Apr 2022
VP Bank will in future act as the Presenting Partner for the Marmite Youngster competition for young talents in the gastronomic sector. By sponsoring the event organized by the Zurich-based publishing house Marmite, VP Bank is expanding its cultural commitment to include culinary pursuits and is seeking to promote talented young chefs from Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
21 Apr 2022
The location initiative digital-liechtenstein.li has comprehensively revised its digital roadmap. In this, network partners from politics, business and science define activities to make Liechtenstein a leading digital business location.
19 Apr 2022
Liechtensteinische Post has presented a positive operating result for the fifth consecutive year. Growth in the area of parcel traffic has offset declines in the mail business. Payment transactions and philately also continued to lose ground. However, the customer base for logistics was successfully expanded.
14 Apr 2022
Bank Frick has more than doubled its annual profit for 2021 year on year at 9.8 million Swiss francs. All business areas contributed to the positive performance of the company, which is also active in blockchain banking. Furthermore, the new client services department was established during the reporting year.
13 Apr 2022
Oliver Wyrsch will be succeeding Lukas Winkler as CEO of INFICON. Winkler has been running the company for 20 years. The changeover at the helm of the specialist for industrial vacuum technologies will take place on 1 January 2023.
13 Apr 2022
The Liechtenstein financial center has maintained its growth path in the second year of the pandemic. The Financial Market Authority (FMA) reported on this in its 2021 annual report. In dealing with the war in Ukraine, the FMA attested that market players had acted appropriately.
11 Apr 2022
Liechtensteinische Kraftwerke (LKW) has closed financial year 2021 with a profit of 8.4 million Swiss francs. The sharp rise in electricity prices observed at the end of the year was mitigated by in-house production in Liechtenstein and abroad. In this context, LKW primarily relied on renewables.
11 Apr 2022
The dental hygiene firm Bonyf has issued a warning against the potential dangers of conventional adhesive agents for dentures that are developed on the basis of petrochemicals. The company has now developed an alternative adhesive cream in the form of OlivaFix Gold based on olive oil.
8 Apr 2022
The University of Liechtenstein has presented the graduates from its Digital Legal Officer study program with their degree certificates. The next intake of Digital Legal Officers will start their studies this coming May. Nägele Rechtsanwälte is offering a scholarship for this certificate program.
6 Apr 2022
The VP Bank has bestowed awards on four graduates of its Compliance Officer course at the University of Liechtenstein. The VP Bank Compliance Award involves finding solutions for relevant case studies. The winning team receives prize money of 5,000 Swiss francs.
30 Mar 2022
Liechtenstein offers the best environment in the world for philanthropic engagement. This is a finding from the Global Philanthropy Environment Index 2022 compiled by the University of Indiana.
30 Mar 2022
The three large Liechtenstein banks are providing refugees from Ukraine with a fee-free account connection until further notice. With this free access to banking, they are helping persons from Ukraine with protection status “S” cope with their daily lives in Liechtenstein as quickly as possible.
28 Mar 2022
As of now, start-ups in Liechtenstein can access the Innosuisse Start-up Coaching platform. The Swiss Innovation Agency is offering three programs in this context. Under each program, experienced entrepreneurs or specialists will consult with the participating start-ups.
25 Mar 2022
The Bell Food Group is dividing its Convenience business area into three independent divisions: Eisberg, Hügli und Hilcona. The division heads will also join the Group Executive Board. The restructuring is aimed at facilitating more direct market cultivation for Bell Food
24 Mar 2022
Three ambassadors from Benelux countries have met the Liechtenstein Bankers Association for the first time during their visit to Vaduz. In addition to issues relating to the European market, sustainability, and digitization, the war in Ukraine was a central topic.
16 Mar 2022
The dental hygiene firm Bonyf from Vaduz in Liechtenstein is to be listed on the Paris stock exchange. Trading on the Euronext Access Paris is set to begin on March 17. The unit price per Bonyf share amounts to 12 euros.
16 Mar 2022
Liechtensteinische Landesbank has signed the Climate Pledge. In so doing, this financial institute with a rich history has become the first bank in Liechtenstein, Switzerland or Austria to commit to implementing operational climate neutrality by 2040 - a full decade ahead of the Paris Agreement.
14 Mar 2022
Total operating income at the LGT Group grew by 15 percent to 2.1 billion Swiss francs in the 2021 financial year. Group profit was up 21 percent year on year to 353 million Swiss francs. In addition, the bank posted a new record of just under 25 billion Swiss francs in the area of net new asset inflows.