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Christine Lagarde Picked as E.C.B.’s New President, Crypto Community Supports
July 3rd, 2019

Christine Lagarde was nominated to succeed Mario Draghi as president of the ECB. These are the great news for the crypto community because she is the one who pushed for central banks to consider the notion of issuing digital assets.

France to Turn into ‘Blockchain Nation’ by Investing 500M Euros in the Technology
December 13th, 2018

The deputies suggest that the government should follow the example of the private sector. Moreover, a central bank, such as the Bank of France or the European Central Bank, should consider issuing digital currencies.

IMF Head Christine Lagarde Calls For Central Banks Digital Currencies
November 15th, 2018

IMF’s Managing Director called for central banks digital currencies, stating that they could provide financial inclusion, security, and consumer protection, which can not be offered by the private sector.

‘Fight Fire with Fire’: IMF’s Christine Lagarde Calls for Blockchain-Powered Crypto Regulation
March 14th, 2018

Lagarde said that the same blockchain technology which underpins cryptocurrencies can be used to regulate cryptocurrencies and also track whether they are being used for any illicit activities.