AMF warns against Immediate Connect urging caution and verification as it joins the blacklist, emphasizing the risks in foreign exchange or digital currency investments.
Banque de France says cross-border payments must be at the heart of CBDC development while touting blockchain tokenization as the future of asset management.
French authorities are examining NVIDIA in connection with potential anticompetitive practices in the graphics card sector, highlighting concerns over the company's dominant position in the GPU market.
Two French regulators have teamed up to launch the Responsible Influence Certificate, which requires its holders to reveal if they have been paid for ads.
French data watchdog CNIL conducts onsite checks at Worldcoin's Paris office, aiming to assess the company's internal data handling procedures, adding to the project's ongoing regulatory scrutiny.
In the U.K., the Information Commissioner's Office is investigating WorldCoin over its data handling and processing, while Germany and France deem its data collection process questionable.
In its second CBDC report, Banque de France lays out three wholesale models prioritizing interoperability over other frameworks with cross-border settlements as a top objective.
While being granted France's first-ever DASP license brings SG Forge closer to launching its stablecoin, it remains unclear whether it would open doors for other firms to receive permits from the AMF.
Organizations have been preparing for the AI era, and governments are working on favorable regulations—in Europe, two old rivals, France and the U.K., are jostling for prime positions.
The CACEIS Bank approval was granted by France's Autorite des Marches Financiers on June 20, following a lengthy scrutiny of CACEIS' application.
DeFi can’t be ignored anymore, and authorities must regulate the sector to protect against risks such as money laundering and terrorist financing, says Autorité des Marchés Financiers.