Tag: france

Nov 21 2022

Twitter France’s Chief Resigns: Is It Elon Musk Effect?

Nov 21 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  cz cz binance elom musk twitter elon musk france

Twitter Inc's France head, Damien Viel, resigned from his post. He made his huge announcement in a...

Oct 19 2022

Binance CEO “CZ” Considers France As “Europe’s Crypto Hub”

Oct 19 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  binance france news

Binance CEO "CZ" in a chat with French Minister for Digital Transition Jean- Noël Barrot discussed crypto promotion, education, Web3, and blockchain development. Binance plans to have Paris as its European hub, hire hundreds from the talent pool in France, and collaborate on Web3 and blockchain development. The crypto exchange received... Read more

Sep 28 2022

Crypto.com Secures Presence in France with New License

Crypto.com has become the latest cryptocurrency platform to gain approval in France. Announced on Wednesday, the platform has been registered as a Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) in the country after receiving clearance by the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution...

Aug 23 2022

Israelis Suspected of Defrauding the French Treasury and Laundering the Money via Crypto

The French social services were defrauded via false claims and stolen identities during the pandemic. Unemployment benefits were illegally obtained, which amounted to millions of euros that were later laundered via crypto and transferred to Israel.

During the covid-19 lockdowns, the French government allowed businesses and companies that were affected by the lockdowns to receive immediate compensation.

A group of individuals with...

Jul 12 2022

Bank of France Eyes 2023 for CBDC Launch

Jul 12 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  cbdc france news

A viable prototype for a wholesale CBDC could be issued by France's central bank by 2023. The technology will borrow major features from blockchains and DeFi protocols and will be...

Jun 10 2022

French Regulator AMF Toughens Criteria for Authorizing DASPs

The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), France’s financial markets watchdog, says it has toughened its “substantive criteria” for authorizing digital asset service providers (DASPs). AMF says DASPs must mandatorily use a language that can be understood by all French customers in their marketing materials. This language requirement also applies to the providers’ communication when fielding complaints from French customers,...

May 30 2022

Why Did Francophone Bitcoiners Met With Central African Republic’s Authorities?

Last month, the Central African Republic surprised the world by making bitcoin legal tender. As it happened with El Salvador, Bitcoiners from around the world jumped to support the project. On May 22nd, a French-speaking bitcoin- heavy delegation of sorts landed in...

May 21 2022

The French Binance License: Is Paris Planning to Become Europe’s Crypto Hub?

Crypto regulation is probably the most important topic of discussion across the global financial ecosystem these days. Amid LUNA and UST crashes, the need for a clear crypto regulatory framework is...

May 20 2022

After France's Nod, Binance Faces Germany to Deepen Ties in Europe

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is seeking a license from Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) to operate in the country.

May 04 2022

Binance Gets Green Light from French Regulators

Binance, a major cryptocurrency exchange, has announced on Wednesday that Binance France had been granted a Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) registration by the Autorité des marchés financiers...

Binance receives license to provide digital asset service in France

May 04 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  amf binance binance news dasp france

Markets regulator in France, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) has granted crypto exchange Binance approval to operate within the country. Binance France has been registered as a "digital asset service provider" (DASP) by France's markets regulator, AMF. The registration was accepted by the French banking authority ACPR. As a result of the registration, France becomes […]

Apr 28 2022

The Central African Republic Actually Adopted Bitcoin. What Else Do We Know?

Incredible. As it turns out, the Central African Republic is the second country in the world to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. An official press release from the president’s chief of staff, Obed Namsio, confirms the news. The document surfaced on the country’s...

Apr 13 2022

Dec 09 2021

French, Swiss Central Banks Conclude Major CBDC Payments Test

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Bank of France (BoF) and the Swiss National Bank (SNB) have concluded the combined study testing the wholesale use of central bank digital currency...

Dec 05 2021

How An 18th Century Gambler Paved The Way For Central Banks, And Necessitated Bitcoin

John Law, a darling of the French king, wrote the blueprint for central banks, demonstrating the fiat flaws that Bitcoin solves as he did.I always love writing about the bridge between current events and their (often entertaining) counterparts or parallels in history. The current “war-on-cash” we see by the nation states along with the planned economy of the Amazons, Googles, Alibabas and...

Nov 11 2021

Nov 04 2021

Binance Plans To Develop French Crypto Ecosystem With $116M Initiative

Binance, the largest exchange in the world, has announced a partnership with France FinTech to launch an initiative. France FinTech is a non-profit organization that aims to promote the excellence of the French Fintech sector globally....

Oct 03 2021

France Authorities Warn Residents Against Unauthorized Crypto Websites

Like other countries, Authorities in France have recently warned investors in France against unauthorized crypto services. Two regulators, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) and Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR), have updated the list of blacklisted platforms that...

Aug 12 2021

PSG Package of Lionel Messi Includes Crypto Fan Tokens

In the latest signing, the football star received a large number of PSG fan tokens.

Aug 05 2021

French Fund Manager To Launch First EU-regulated Bitcoin Equities ETF

Aug 05 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin etf france fund manager markets

Melanion Capital has received approval to list an ETF that tracks a basket of bitcoin-related stocks, an EU Ucits first.Paris-based Melanion Capital, a derivatives and computer-driven fund manager, has reportedly received regulatory approval to launch an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks Bitcoin-related stocks for investors across the European Union (EU). However, the fund will not be a bitcoin ETF...

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