Tagged: bank of france

Global Banking Authorities Postpone Release of Basel III Banking Rules Reform from Jan 2022 to Jan 2023 Due to COVID-19

Global banking regulators released a statement on March 27, 2020 in which they noted that elements of the Basel III banking rules reform that have not yet been finalized will be delayed for at least a year, because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The release… Read More

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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