France

French Finance Ministry
French Government Outlines New Regulations for Bitcoin Market Transparency
The regulations call for bitcoin exchanges and other companies to report the identity of transaction participants.
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French Officials Seize $272,800 From Illegal Bitcoin Exchange
Authorities seized the funds when they raided an illegal bitcoin exchange in the south of France last week.
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Authentication Protocol BitID Lets Users 'Connect with Bitcoin'
BitID allows bitcoin wallet owners to identify themselves and access websites using just their wallet address.
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French bank
France: Bitcoin Revenues Must be Declared to Tax Authorities
The French Ministry of Economy and Finance has stated that earnings from bitcoin transactions will be taxed.
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Paris
Europe's First Bitcoin Centre to Open in France
Europe will get its first bitcoin centre this May, with the launch of La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris.
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French Retail Chain Monoprix to Accept Bitcoin Payments This Year
The upmarket chain plans to start accepting bitcoin on its website to raise awareness of digital currencies in France.
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French Think Tanks Get Tutorial on Bitcoin's Big Picture
Top digital think tanks in France received a crash course in bitcoin from a local user this week.
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French Finance Minister Calls for EU Action on Bitcoin Regulation
A top French financial official is calling on the EU's ECOFIN council to consider far-reaching bitcoin regulation.
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Banque de France
French Regulator Requires Bitcoin Exchanges to Register
The French banking regulator intends to treat digital currency exchanges like any other payment service.
Banque de France

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French Senate Holds Hearings on Bitcoin
The Senate of France has held hearings into bitcoin and digital currencies, taking a mostly positive and investigatory approach.
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