Tag: France

France Announces First-Ever ICO Approval via AMF’s ICO Visa
Blockchain, Business

France Announces First-Ever ICO Approval via AMF’s ICO Visa

Earlier this, France implemented the PACTE Law to provide regulatory frameworks for companies utilizing blockchain technology. When it comes to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), France established the ICO Visa as a means to regulate the new fundraising method. On December 19th, 2019, France’s financial regulator granted its first-ever ICO Visa. Are ICOs making a comeback?…

France Set to Announce the Approval of Several Non-Security Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Soon
Blockchain, Tokenization 101

France Set to Announce the Approval of Several Non-Security Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Soon

In mid-July 2019, the Executive Director of France’s financial markets regulator, AMF, told Reuters that France will soon announce the approval of several ICOs. The offerings will feature tradeable tokens, but will not constitute securities offerings. AMF Approved Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in France Explained France will soon announce the approval of several regulatory compliant…

French Digital Asset Association is Formed to Facilitate Laws, Regulations, Taxation, and Asset Tokenization in Europe
Blockchain, Tokenization 101

French Digital Asset Association is Formed to Facilitate Laws, Regulations, Taxation, and Asset Tokenization in Europe

Last week, the French Digital Asset Association (FD2A) was created by members from investment firms, law firms, cryptocurrency exchanges, market makers, and consulting firms. The group plans to establish working groups to tackle issues related to laws, taxation, the use of blockchain technology, and asset tokenization throughout France and beyond. The French Digital Asset Association…

French Central Bank Governor: The Bank of France is Observing Tokenized Securities, other Digital Assets “With Great Interest”
Blockchain, Business

French Central Bank Governor: The Bank of France is Observing Tokenized Securities, other Digital Assets “With Great Interest”

According to a recent interview, French Central Bank Governor Villeroy de Galhau says stablecoins and tokenized securities along with other assets, have caught the attention of the Central Bank of France. The Bank of France’s Interest in Tokenized Securities Explained In recent news, security tokens have officially reached France. Societe Generale, the third largest bank…

Kriptown CEO Explains how Security Tokens Bring Liquidity to Private Equity Investments
Blockchain, Business

Kriptown CEO Explains how Security Tokens Bring Liquidity to Private Equity Investments

Kriptown is a new tokenized equity issuance platform in France. With the country just recently legalizing the issuance and transfer of security tokens, Kriptown’s CEO explained how security tokens bring new levels of liquidity to private equity investments. The Regulatory Situation for Security Tokens in France Explained Mark Kepeneghian is the CEO and founder of…

France Pushes for Mandatory Identification Requirements for all Digital Asset Owners
Blockchain, Business

France Pushes for Mandatory Identification Requirements for all Digital Asset Owners

As of March 8th 2019, financial regulators in France have called for increased regulations concerning digital assets. While they do see several advantages in the integration of blockchain and finance, they have advised for increased regulations to eliminate the anonymous transfer of digital assets. France’s Push for Crypto Identification Requirements Explained Recently, the French National…