Thomas Naegele speaks about Liechtenstein’s new blockchain act, how the country plans to become a global blockchain and crypto hub competing with Malta, Gibraltar, Singapore, Bermuda and Cayman, the blockchain startup scene in Liechtenstein, how blockchain companies from abroad can start a business there, how people can educate themselves about cryptocurrencies, bringing his experience as a software developer into his law practice, his PhD thesis about token economics, keeping current on the blockchain ecosystem, how governments are coping with developments in the crypto space, skills that are necessary in the future, and why the blockchain act is only the beginning for the future of the financial sector in Liechtenstein.
Thomas is the president of the Crypto Country Association in Liechtenstein, and he is an attorney and legal advisor, running a law firm in with a special focus on Internet, IT Law, civil and corporate law, and blockchain technology. Thomas advises international finance, technology and industrial enterprises, operating in the fields of Blockchain/DLT, telecommunications and the Internet, as well as public institutions. He is also an software developer and a lecturer in IT law at the University of Liechtenstein.
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