08 Dec '12, 2pm

Monitoring Bitcoin: In France, The First Officially Recognized Bitcoin Bank

At Paymium we spent lots of time and energy talking about Bitcoin to our regulating bodies, the Banque de France, the ACP (French equivalent of the American SEC), TRACFIN (AML French supervising body) etc. We engaged all these resources with one goal in mind : get these people to know Bitcoin, advocate our beloved crypto-currency and listen to them, help them think until they finally reach the same conclusion as we did : there’s nothing wrong with people being free. There’s nothing wrong with people freely exchanging value, we don’t hurt anybody, we’re not forcing anyone to use Bitcoin, we simply want to see our dream and the future of money become a reality. After all this patient work and lobbying we’re finally happy and proud to announce that Bitcoin-Central.net becomes today the first Bitcoin exchange operating within the framework of European regulations. Since 2010 w...

Full article: http://blog.p2pfoundation.net/monitoring-bitcoin-in-franc...

Tweets

Bitcoin-Central becomes first Bitcoin exchange ...

engadget.com 09 Dec '12, 8am

, but it looks like a European Bitcoin exchange will beat it to the punch. After working with French financial regulators,...

Bitcoin-Central becomes first Bitcoin exchange ...

engadget.com 09 Dec '12, 8am

, but it looks like a European Bitcoin exchange will beat it to the punch. After working with French financial regulators,...

Bitcoin exchange wins right to operate as a bank

wired.co.uk 08 Dec '12, 7am

A website that swaps real-world currencies for decentralised virtual bitcoins has been granted the status of a bank. Bitco...

Bitcoin gains 'bank' status. This is pretty int...

cir.ca 08 Dec '12, 6pm

Through a deal with Credit Mutuel Bank and the investment firm Aqoba in France, Bitcoin-Central now has an international b...

Bitcoin exchange gains clearance to operate as a real bank in France

Bitcoin exchange gains clearance to operate as ...

theverge.com 07 Dec '12, 5pm

Bitcoin-Central is set to become the first Bitcoin exchange to operate as a real bank, thanks to new approvals from French...

Bitcoin digital currency site to operate like bank in France: A website that trades in a type of virtual currenc...

Bitcoin digital currency site to operate like b...

cbc.ca 07 Dec '12, 10pm

The new Bitcoin-Central bank will be able to transfer funds from traditional banks into clients' digital currency accounts...

Bitcoin going mainstream? Exchange approved to ...

mukpin.com 09 Dec '12, 2am

Bitcoin going mainstream? Exchange approved to operate as a bank bitcoin central, a bitcoin exchange that is popular in th...

Bitcoin-Central Becomes First Bitcoin Exchange to Operate as a Bank via @betabeat

Bitcoin-Central Becomes First Bitcoin Exchange ...

betabeat.com 07 Dec '12, 1pm

Big news for Bitcoin today: in a post on Bitcoin Talk, Paymium CTO David Francois announced that Bitcoin-Central , an exch...

Bitcoin Central Licensed as Bank

codinginmysleep.com 07 Dec '12, 12pm

Look out MtGox , Bitcoin-Central just beat you to one hell of a punch. While this may not mean a lot to my American reader...

Bitcoin-Central Becomes First Bitcoin Exchange ...

techmeme.com 08 Dec '12, 5am

Paul Kedrosky / @pkedrosky : @danprimack That piece of yours is a really roundabout way of saying you agree that SEC rules...

cc @parkparadigm Bitcoin-Central is first #bitc...

bitcointalk.org 06 Dec '12, 11pm

Our user's funds will actually be held at the Credit Mutuel under the user's name, they will be separate from Paymium's fu...

Bitcoin-Central, first exchange licensed to ope...

bitcointalk.org 06 Dec '12, 4pm

Our user's funds will actually be held at the Credit Mutuel under the user's name, they will be separate from Paymium's fu...

Bitcoin exchange gains backing from French bank

zdnet.com 10 Dec '12, 6am

Paymium, the company running Bitcoin-Central, has entered into a partnership with payment processor Aqoba and French bank ...

Bitcoin-Central Gets Bank Status

Bitcoin-Central Gets Bank Status

fastcompany.com 08 Dec '12, 1am

A Bitcoin exchange has become a Payment Service Provider in Europe after partnering with French banks Aqoba and Credit Mut...

#Bitcoin-Central, first exchange licensed to op...

bitcointalk.org 07 Dec '12, 10am

General discussion about the Bitcoin ecosystem that doesn't fit better elsewhere. News, the Bitcoin community, innovations...