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French Court Clerks to Use IBM Blockchain Platform for Corporate Registry

Commercial court clerks in France will use an IBM blockchain-based platform to record changes in companies’ legal status Cointelegraph.com News

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French Financial Regulator Proposes Ban on Anonymous Cryptocurrencies

The head of the Finance Committee of France’s National Assembly proposed to ban anonymity-focused cryptocurrencies like Monero and Zcash Cointelegraph.com News

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French President Calls on Europe to Use Blockchain to Innovate the Agriculture Industry

French President Emmanuel Macron has advocated the use of blockchain to innovate supply chain management in the European agriculture industry Cointelegraph.com News

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Former Governor of French Central Bank Joins Board of Directors of Blockchain Firm Setl

Blockchain technology group Setl has hired Christian Noyer, former governor of the French central bank Cointelegraph.com News

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French ATM Glitches and Bank Closures Reported After Scheduled Bank Run

The grassroots yellow vest movement in France has been participating in protests for weeks on end. Just recently, high profile yellow vest members have been promoting a “bank run” on financial institutions and automated teller machines in Paris. According to reports, the scheduled bank run began in phases, the first of which started on Jan. 12 and since then a ...

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Bitcoin Goes on Sale in 24 French Tobacco Stores

At least 24 tobacco shops have started selling bitcoin coupons in the French capital of Paris. Widely known as “tabacs”, the stores received regulatory approval for the cryptocurrency sales late last year. More than 6,500 tabacs – representing about a quarter of the registered tobacco stores in France – are expected to start offering BTC coupons by February. Also read: Report ...

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French Financial Regulator Blacklists Four Crypto Websites for Unauthorized Offerings

French stock market regulator AMF has blacklisted four crypto-related websites for offering investment schemes without proper authorization Cointelegraph.com News

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French Lawmakers Propose Lower Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners

Two French legislators have made a number of proposals aimed at turning France into a leading force in the development of the industry built around cryptocurrencies. One of the ideas is to allow crypto mining companies to take advantage of preferential electricity prices. Also read: Ukrainian Village Distributes Dividends From Crypto Investment ‘France Must Have Its Own Mining Farms’ As ...

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