11 mars 2019
Publication | A case study of France and its reform of crypto-assets
Reconciling law with innovation is often a challenge for legislators since, by definition, innovation departs from existing standards and frameworks. Some may therefore question the ability of the law to address innovative trends.
However, the reform about to be finalised in France, known as the PACTE draft bill, includes provisions on crypto-assets and the token economy, which go against this common statement. Quite the contrary. This bill illustrates how regulators can innovate through law to support innovation.
This article sets out the key points explaining why the PACTE draft bill law is a real breakthrough for crypto-assets.
Please click on the PDF file below to read the full article authored by Matthieu Lucchesi and Jennifer D'hoir, members of Gide 255.