Ep 79 | Digital Assets and the Public Good: The View from France*
At the World Economic Forum in Davos this January, Circle Co-Founder and CEO Jeremy Allaire was honored to host Jean-Noël Barrot, the French Minister for Digital Transition and Telecommunications. Minister Barrot discussed France’s ambition to be a leader in the…
At the World Economic Forum in Davos this January, Circle Co-Founder and CEO Jeremy Allaire was honored to host Jean-Noël Barrot, the French Minister for Digital Transition and Telecommunications. Minister Barrot discussed France’s ambition to be a leader in the European Union with regard to emerging technologies, including digital assets. He also talked about the advantages of helping to create a single digital assets market across the EU and the importance of ensuring that blockchain technology serves the cause of financial inclusion.
This Money Movement episode covers:
👉 3:40 The rise of French unicorns
👉 7:26 Three paths for digital asset regulation
👉 10:20 Stimulating innovation, protecting consumers
👉 14:40 A single digital asset market
👉 18:00 Understanding Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA)
👉 24:30 Ensuring blockchain serves all people
If you’re interested in learning more about digital assets regulation in France and the European Union, tune in to this episode of The Money Movement.
*Neither Circle Internet Financial Limited nor any of its affiliates (collectively “Circle”) are licensed in France; as such, Circle currently cannot provide digital asset services, payment services and/or regulated financial services to customers residing or established in France.
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The global economy is experiencing unprecedented challenges and change. Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to transform their companies to become more digital, resilient, and efficient. As we face this change, a new global movement is building around the promise of digital currencies and blockchains — forming a new architecture for the global economy and creating new opportunities for companies everywhere. The Money Movement explores the issues, ideas, and icons driving this transformation in how we spend, send, save, and store value.
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