Bitcoin Spot Exchange Registered As Virtual Asset Service Provider In France

Announcements, News, Regulation | October 16, 2020 By:

Institutional-focused bitcoin spot exchange LGO has been registered as a Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) in France by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the country’s securities regulator.

Live since April 2019, LGO serves more than 60 institutions in 20 different countries and offers a market microstructure based on order batching in order to guarantee fair price discovery.


ICO Regulatory Framework To Be Introduced In France

News, Regulation | March 19, 2018 By:

The Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the French financial supervisory authority, is reportedly preparing a new regulatory framework with regard to initial coin offerings (ICO).

According to local news outlet Les Echos, the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance confirmed that the regulatory framework proposed by the AMF would recognize ICOs as a legitimate means of investment.