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Head of Central Bank of France and Leading ECB Contender Francois Villeroy de Galhau Likes Stablecoins, Tokenization

France is becoming a hotbed of crypto innovation. The French government will soon finalize law that will create a regulated path for initial coin offerings that issue utility tokens (ie not securities).  Policy movement like this is only possible with the explicit support of public… Read More

Will They or Won’t They? France Backpedals on Decision to Allow Bitcoin Sales at Tobacco Shops

The Bank of France says that a much-publicized decision by its offshoot, The Prudential Supervisory Authority, to allow 3-4000 French tobacconists to start selling Bitcoin “coupons” has not been approved by the central bank itself, Europe 1 reports. According to a statement by the Bank of… Read More

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