French Firm Becomes Europe’s First Regulated Crypto Asset Manager Funded by an ICO

France has one of the toughest regulatory environments in Europe and the world generally when it comes to finance and specifically cryptocurrency. The country has in recent times taken a few cursory steps toward becoming a hub of ICO activity, but strict enforcement of crypto regulations is the cost of doing business in a well-connected The post French Firm Becomes Europe’s First Regulated Crypto Asset Manager Funded by an ICO appeared first on CCN

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French Tobacco Shops Want to Sell Bitcoin — Regulators Aren’t Happy

The French version of the SEC, the Autorité des marchés financiers, along with the Banque de France issued a statement Monday regarding the intentions of KeplerK, a company which was previously reported to have gotten approval and is planning to partner with tobacco shop operators to sell Bitcoin in their stores across the country. It seems The post French Tobacco Shops Want to Sell Bitcoin — Regulators Aren’t Happy appeared first on CCN

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