One of the largest financial institutions of Russia, JSC Gazprombank is considering the possibility of pilot testing operations with cryptocurrencies through a subsidiary in Switzerland. About this “Vedomosti”.

According to the Deputy Chairman of the management Board of Gazprombank Alexander Sobol, these operations can be carried out through a Swiss subsidiary of a financial institution:

“Some pilot — of course, Yes. It will not be on the grandiose scale, but for themselves. There is a demand from large private clients for such services. So we’re looking at how we can this service is organized”

In his opinion, Switzerland is the most favorable for the development of kriptonyte legislation. Sobol also noted that the Bank has no specific format and cryptocurrencies it is not known whether the financial Institute to carry out these transactions at the expense of own capital, or to handle clients ‘ funds.

“Try to actively monitor the situation to follow”, he added.

Recall recently for consideration in the state Duma was the draft laws “On digital of financial assets” and “About modification of parts the first, second and fourth Civil code of the Russian Federation”.