French financial technology firm ID Distribution announced a joint venture with local real estate firm Groupe JRI, amining to tokenize Paris properties.
France, officially the French Republic, is a transcontinental state which has territories on several continents. The country is developed and takes one of the leading roles in industrial production. In terms of total economic volume, France is second after Germany in European Union and is the sixth in the world. In terms of cryptocurrency in France, the news is all about reducing taxes on virtual currencies. In France, the government has shown a position of support and the next step is going to be the creation of legal regulations to protect investors and users and to gain benefits for their national economy. Currently, a lot of participation in the cryptocurrency market in France relies on the policy of the president.
Major crypto exchange Coinbase is rolling out Tezos staking rewards for users in the United Kingdom and three European countries.6536
The French central bank has announced the first successful test of a digital euro.15556
French consumers can now buy Tezos from 10,000 mini-marts, tobacco stores and gas stations using prepaid coupons or cards.9011
The COVID-19 crisis has pushed people to seek alternative technological solutions as blockchain and crypto become more popular.12658
The Russian Embassy requested that French authorities extradite the alleged $4 billion launderer Alexander Vinnik to home arrest in Russia.2157
France is paving the way for a digital Euro, but how will its CBDC shape up, and what effect will it have on the cryptocurrency industry?4170
Australian blockchain firm Power Ledger and French green energy retailer ekWateur are offering 220,000 French households a blockchain tool to customize their energy mix.3565
Soccer star Kylian Mbappé filed a complaint against an allegedly cryptocurrency scam network under investigation by French police.2030
STO platform Blockpulse has secured registration with the ACPR Bank of France.5055
Bitcoin suffers an epic 50% price crash, MakerDAO’s debt crisis, and a French bank blocks consumers from using Coinbase.19039
“The fact that an OECD country is recognizing BTC as a ‘fungible’ asset is progress — a wake-up call to banks, institutional investors, regulators that Bitcoin is here to stay.” — Dan Schatt.5355
French regulators are considering a regulatory sandbox meant to study the impact of security tokens in the European Union.2225
Early reports say European bank BNP Paribas has blocked transfers to Coinbase, citing “fraud, malware and scams.”6678
A French commerce court treated Bitcoin as currency during a recent trial between two cryptocurrency firms.7685