Initial Coin Offering
(Token Generation Event)
in Liechtenstein

Initial Coin Offering (Token Generation Event) in Liechtenstein as a method of crowdfunding in or through Liechtenstein does not require a license per se.

But an official authorization or approval by the competent authority (Liechtenstein Financial Market Authority, FMA) must be obtained. FMA’s fact sheets on ICO’s.

Moreover, the FMA, like the Swiss financial market authority FINMA in its ICO guidelines differentiates between utility tokens, such as those granting access to software and security tokens similar to traditional securities. The latter are subject to financial markets statutes.

Utility Token Offering will not require a license, which is still to be confirmed by the FMA.

Security Token Offering will most likely require publication of a prospectus and possibly dealer licenses will need to be obtained.

Before launching your ICO you should consider and get an overview of the FMA’s requirements concerning your token, company structure, tax, migration, and other issues.


– Preparation of your White Paper from A to Z / Review of your White Paper
– Review on 5 to 10 jurisdictions for your ICO / TGE / STO
– Advice on your formation and authorization of your token prior to application with the FMA (will you plan to work like this or does it need to be adjusted?)
– Receipt of approval by the FMA on your pre-ICO (private pre-sale, crowdfunding) / utility token offering
– Management of your Security Token Offering
– Preparation of your Terms & Conditions and internal policies


– Advice on the ideal tax structure
– Receipt of a written statement on your individual ICO taxation from local tax authorities (in the absence of a law on ICO and token taxation, a written statement on the taxation which would be applicable to your structure can be obtained from tax authorities)

The opening of bank accounts

KYC & AML compliance providers

Company administration

Local office



White Paper Review

from 5000 CHF

White Paper Review

Getting ruling from FMA on pre ICO (private pre-sale, crowdfunding) / utility token offering

from 10000 CHF

Receipt of FMA statement on your pre-ICO (private pre-sale, crowdfunding) / utility token offering

Security Token Offering Package

from 30000 CHF

Security Token Offering Package

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