11 Dec '12, 10am

Bitcoin to Operate as a “Bank” of Sorts in France While Helping Iranians Avoid US Sanctions: By JG Vibes theinte...

Bitcoin to Operate as a “Bank” of Sorts in France While Helping Iranians Avoid US Sanctions: By JG Vibes theinte...

“There seems to be some confusion about our recent announcement of a partnership with Aqoba allowing us to hold Euro balances legally. There has been an overwhelming response to this development, unfortunately some of the information quoted by journalists is factually incorrect. This shall serve as a clarification. In short, Paymium is neither a bank, nor a PSP. And it doesn’t need to be. Paymium, the company behind Bitcoin-Central has partnered with Aqoba, which is a registered PSP. The Crédit Mutuel Arkéa bank (not to be confused with the Crédit Mutuel bank) is the bank that Aqoba is associated with to provide the financial infrastructure a PSP needs. This allows Aqoba to keep funds on behalf of third-parties in payment accounts (“comptes de paiement”) which are different from bank accounts (“comptes de dépôt”). The difference between these is that funds deposited on a p...

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