France’s Central Bank Details its First Blockchain Test
France’s central bank quietly released new details about its work with blockchain last week.
France's central bank is calling for digital currency proposals with an experiment that moves it to the front of Europe's CBDC debate.
Banque de France is seeking a blockchain analyst who will help the bank define a program for implementing digital currency.
The governor of the Banque de France said private-sector involvement could benefit a future digital euro initiative.
A report from the Bank of France advocates strict regulations for crypto-assets, including a ban on activity by banks, insurers and trust companies.
France’s central bank is opening up a new innovation lab, with an eye to collaborate with blockchain startups.