Six EU Nations Sign Agreement to Regulate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

The Government of Malta this week announced the signing of a joint declaration of cooperation on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). They joined a group of six other Southern European countries; France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Cyprus. Transformative Technology The countries released a joint-statement noting a shared view that the digital sphere is an ideal […]

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Students are Paying in Bitcoin to Study Blockchain in Paris

Financia Business School, a dedicated financial and business degree awarding institute in Paris, now teaches blockchain and accepts cryptocurrency payments from its students. The school, founded in 2014 and offering post-Bachelor and MBA level qualifications,  teaches master classes in fintech and now is one of a number of establishments to teach blockchain in France. Financia’s […]

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France Contemplating Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrency Intermediaries

France is considering enacting the country’s very first regulatory framework governing crypto-asset intermediaries. The move will require fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchanges as well as custodians of cryptographic keys to undergo a mandatory AMF registration.  Getting Serious About Cryptocurrencies France is one of the more active members of the European Union when it comes to cryptocurrency regulations. The […]

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France Publishes First Cryptocurrency Black List

Adam James · March 16, 2018 · 9:00 pm France’s financial markets authority AMF has created its own blacklist of cryptocurrency websites, which unlawfully target French investors. Lawbreakers Yesterday, France’s financial market authority AMF published its list of 15 websites, which unlawfully ask individuals in the European country to invest in cryptocurrencies and digital assets. […]

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