The French finance minister called for G20 members to discuss the regulatory bitcoin

The French finance minister called for G20 members to discuss the regulatory bitcoin

The French finance minister, to discuss plans to promote the supervision of bitcoin in 2018 of the G20 summit.

Reuters reported yesterday, the French finance minister BrunoLeMaire said in an interview Sunday, he will propose to the presidency of the new session of the G20 summit in Argentina, the regulatory bitcoin in April next year as one of the topics discussed.

LeMaire said:

“I will be the next president of G20 Argentina’s proposal, in April at the G20 summit to discuss issues of bitcoin. This obvious speculative risk. We need to consider and study the problem, look at the supervision and how all the other G20 members with bitcoin.”

How this dialogue will remain to be seen. However, on behalf of the G20 countries had been by the Financial Stability Board (FinancialStabilityBoard) on this subject are discussed, and the Commission has been studying this technology since 2016.

In fact, taking into account the French of the technology positive attitude of regulators, LeMaire want to advance in this direction perhaps not surprising.

For example, earlier this month, the French government approved new regulations to allow non registered securities trading in the block chain.

Financial regulators in France at the beginning of this year also launched a program called UNICORN project, the project aimed at financial market regulator (AMF) with the support of the theoretical basis of tokens for sale.

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