France’s Central Bank Wants to Work With More Blockchain Startups
France’s central bank is opening up a new innovation lab, with an eye to collaborate with blockchain startups.
The governor of the Banque de France said private-sector involvement could benefit a future digital euro initiative.
France's central bank is calling for digital currency proposals with an experiment that moves it to the front of Europe's CBDC debate.
The pilot involved the settlement on a private blockchain of around €2 million.
Banque de France is seeking a blockchain analyst who will help the bank define a program for implementing digital currency.
A report from the Bank of France advocates strict regulations for crypto-assets, including a ban on activity by banks, insurers and trust companies.