28May/19

World’s Second and Fourth Biggest Shipping Firms Join Maersk’s Blockchain Platform

Two leading global shipping firms, Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, have joined blockchain shipping platform TradeLens, Reuters reports on May 28. Switzerland-based MSC, the world’s second-largest shipping company, and FrenchRead More…

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16Apr/19

BlockShow Launches Crypto Fundraising Campaign for Notre Dame Reconstruction

BlockShow, an international blockchain event powered by Cointelegraph, has started a campaign to raise cryptocurrency for the Notre Dame cathedral reconstruction. The news was announced on BlockShow’s official Twitter account on AprilRead More…

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16Apr/19

France Adopts New Cryptocurrency Regulation

The French government has adopted a financial sector bill that establishes a legal framework for cryptocurrency service providers and initial coin offerings. The bill includes both optional and mandatory licensing, and alsoRead More…

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14Apr/19

Bitcoin Disrupts France’s Massive $2.5 Trillion Life Insurance Market

If you’re wondering if bitcoin will ever attain wide-scale adoption, look no further than France. French insurance companies can soon include cryptocurrencies in life insurance contracts, thanks to a vote by France’sRead More…

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12Apr/19

France Passes Bill to Allow Insurance Providers to Invest in Crypto and Tokens

French insurance markets can now invest in cryptocurrencies, following the passage of a new law, foreign exchange news agency FXStreet reports April 11. On April 11, the National Assembly of France adoptedRead More…

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12Apr/19

How the EU and 5 European Nations Regulate Cryptocurrency

Leading up to the G20 summit in June, the Financial Stability Board has detailed how the European Union and its member countries are regulating crypto assets, who the regulators are in eachRead More…

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22Mar/19

Central Banks Should Leave Crypto to Facebook and JPMorgan: PwC Partner

Central banks should leave issuance of digital currencies to corporations such as Facebook and JPMorgan, according to a blockchain and financial partner at PwC France, Forbes reports March 22. According to PwCRead More…

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08Mar/19

French Financial Regulator Proposes Ban on Anonymous Cryptocurrencies

The head of the Finance Committee of France’s National Assembly, Eric Woerth, is suggesting a ban on anonymous cryptocurrencies, or so-called privacy coins. Woerth expressed his position in a recent report onRead More…

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