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French High School Students to Get Bitcoin Introductory Classes

The European Union (EU) appears to have a neutral stance on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. The region’s parliament has no specific legislation on cryptocurrencies. In addition, digital assets are considered legal among member countries. Continue reading French High School Students to Get Bitcoin Introductory Classes

French Tobacco Shops to Sell Bitcoin From 2019

French cryptocurrency adoption and usage are set to receive a minor boost from next year, as the French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR), a regulatory offshoot of the Banque de France has granted permission for tobacco shops in the country to sell bitcoin from January 1, 2019. Continue reading French Tobacco Shops to Sell Bitcoin From 2019

French Regulatory Agency Blacklists 15 Crypto Asset Websites

The French stock market regulator, The Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), announced in a press release that they have added 15 cryptocurrency and crypto-asset investment websites to a blacklist on March 15. The press release then lists 15 offending companies, who continued to advertise and market their services as investment opportunities to the French public, despite new regulations. The blacklist also contains businesses that unlawfully offered investments in commodities like rare earth metals, wine, and diamonds. Continue reading French Regulatory Agency Blacklists 15 Crypto Asset Websites