France sets legal blockchain history

The French government have passed a new statute, based on crowdfunding laws, to allow for debt-based instruments (mini-bonds) to be issued on a blockchain. The precise conditions of blockchain bond issues will be set...

France tightening compliance on cash transactions – impact on digital currencies

As of end of September, in France transaction above 1000 euros will be prohibited and transactions over 10,000 euros will be reported to TracFIN. This is a crack-down for anti-terrorism purposes. At this stage...

National Front in France would ban bitcoin

Head of the National Front in France would ban bitcoin if she came into power. From Marine Le Pen's point of view, money belongs to the public and should be the sole control and...