Your business under the protective shield
of a fully-regulated & listed Swiss Bank
We protect you and your clients and eliminate any challenges associated with trading the crypto markets. Swissquote have the necessary tools and follow a severe security policy to mitigate your risk.
Institutional APIs to benefit from our deep liquidity in the main crypto-asset markets
Military-grade approach and robust institutional processes for full protection
Operational processes and private key security to give you peace of mind
In addition to advanced security guidelines, it is our top priority to meet the sophisticated needs of your business. With our broad spectrum of crypto trading services, we aim to suit all types of institutions.
Institutional-grade trading through API’s
(FIX and Websocket)
Access to a further 3 million trading products on the Swissquote platform
Our clients demand fast, trusted and robust solutions
Joining the crypto market requires to keep pace with a fast-moving environment and needs therefore the right conditions.
Our robust technical infrastructure, high security and strict compliance process is perfectly suitable for:
• Crypto Funds
• High Frequency Traders (HFT)
• Small and medium-sized banks
• Hedge Funds
• Asset Managers
• Family offices
• High-net-worth individuals (HNWI)
Swissquote has developed an industry-leading, institutional-grade approach to security. Thanks to layers of hardware and software security combined with operational policies developed over years of working in a highly-regulated environment, we are able to eliminate single points of failure and protect digital assets against attacks.
Our pillars of security:
• Physical security audited by a big 4 firm with all keys securely stored within a FIPS140-2 Level 3 HSM solution
• Geographic distribution for further security enhancement – required signing keys are physically distributed across vaults in different locations
• Direct custodianship of your assets to make sure that the same digital asset is not being claimed by or allocated to multiple parties
• Strong compliance, satisfying all regulatory custody requirements established by FINMA
Swissquote Bank is a qualified custodian regulated by FINMA and is the crypto-asset custodian for WisdomTree and other institutional clients. We use multiple technological and cryptographical solutions to ensure the security of asset storage and transmission.
Our institutional crypto-asset custody setup:
• User Access 2 & 3-Factor Authentication and separation of duties for enhanced security
• Multi-approval security (M-of-N approvers)
• Customized wallet setup for your clients' requirements including rigorous security processes and pre-authorised whitelisted address
• Physical security audited by a big 4 firm, and Fips140-2 level 3 HSM’s.
• Geographic Distribution for enhanced key management
• Direct Custodianship of your assets
• Strong compliance and reporting processes – we have experienced crypto asset Compliance and Legal teams
The onboarding of new institutional clients involves a strict due diligence process, to ensure that all parties involved in securing assets follow industry best practices as well as regulatory and internally-mandated policies.
• Know-your-customer and anti-money laundering checks
• Use of blockchain analysis software dedicated for anti-money laundering purposes