Good news for investment crowdfunding platforms in France. Last week, it became official that the effective crowdfunding cap was increased from €2.5 million to €8 million (~$8.9 million). The change came with the finalization of Decree No. 2019-1097. The Decree was part of the Loi… Read More
This past June, France saw its first security token offering based on a real estate transaction. The process was managed by Equisafe, a platform that describes itself as a “neo investment bank.” The digital securities raised €6.5 million. In a blog post from August, the… Read More
France is moving forward to embrace blockchain technology and the issuance of digital assets. While security tokens will be regulated just like the securities they are, France has crafted a regulatory regime that supports the issuance of utility tokens. Last December, the French Government issued… Read More
Crowdfund Insider has just received a note that the Loi Pacte (Pacte Law) has been finalized and will become actionable beginning in June. The new regulatory regime will enable initial coin offering (ICO) issuers to raise capital online and sell digital assets which are not… Read More
The French National Assembly recently passed the PACTE law (Loi PACTE). The omnibus bill entails a variety of acts of legislation designed to boost the French economy. Championed by the French government it is expected to become law within the coming months – perhaps as… Read More
Ever since the Brexit, France has aimed to establish itself as the Continental European alternative to the London Fintech hub. The goal is ambitious. France is home to many a worldwide leading financial institution such as global Nr. 1 insurer AXA and Nr 1 non-Chinese… Read More
In much of the world, digital asset companies are frequently accompanied by challenges with the traditional financial system. Initial coin offering issuers and crypto-intermediaries regularly find themselves struggling to open a simple bank account. In France, this will not be the case according to a… Read More
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