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Bank of France, Swiss Crypto Bank Test Securities Settlement Using CBDC

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The Bank of France has successfully completed an experiment involving the use of CBDC to settle listed securities. The test has been carried out with the help of an alliance of partners led by SEBA Bank, a digital asset banking provider based in the Swiss crypto valley. </strong> Central Bank and Crypto …

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Swiss, French Central Banks to Trial Wholesale CBDC Settlements With BIS and Private Sector

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The central banks of Switzerland and France are joining hands with the Bank for International Settlements to test wholesale central bank digital currencies in cross-border transactions. The experiment will be conducted with the help of a private sector consortium led by Accenture. </strong> European Central Banks to Collaborate on CBDC Project The …

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French Lawmaker Signs Petition to Allow Central Bank to Buy and Hold Bitcoin

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A French parliament member has signed a petition to amend the laws to enable the central bank of France to buy and hold bitcoin as well as other cryptocurrencies. The petition urges lawmakers to urgently consider the matter, warning that not owning bitcoin will put France “in a financially weak position within …

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Bank of France’s Deputy Governor Discusses CBDC Progress, Regulatory Changes

The Bank of France’s Deputy Governor Denis Beau speaking at the Paris Blockchain Summit discussed the progress being made with the central bank digital currency (CBDC) and touched upon possible regulatory changes and the legal framework.  During the Paris Blockchain Week Summit 2020, on Thursday, Beau said there has been a “hands-on approach” with the …

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