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Crypto.com Announces Membership of Adan
13 May 2024

Crypto.com Announces Membership of Adan

Paris, May 13, 2024 – Crypto.com, the industry leader in regulatory compliance, security and privacy, is now a member of Adan, a leading association bringing together professionals in the digital asset and blockchain sector throughout France and Europe.
The 2024 Monaco Women Forum focused on a more sustainable high-tech Intelligence.
8 April 2024

The 2024 Monaco Women Forum focused on a more sustainable high-tech Intelligence.

It is definitely a Monaco annual reference point in the crucial debate on finance and technology towards a more sustainable future. The 7th edition of the Monaco Women Foru, held at One Monte Carlo congress centre on the 22nd March 2024
Bitcoin, Ether... The French increasingly attracted to cryptocurrencies
20 March 2024

Bitcoin, Ether... The French increasingly attracted to cryptocurrencies

Despite a much less buoyant environment over the past two years, cryptos are attracting more and more French people. According to the latest survey conducted by KPMG and Ipsos for the Association for the Development of Digital Assets (Adan), 12% of French people said they owned crypto-assets at the start of 2024, representing around 6.5 million people.
One eight French people will own cryptocurrencies in 2024, up 20% year-on-year
20 March 2024

One eight French people will own cryptocurrencies in 2024, up 20% year-on-year

The turbulence of 2022 in cryptos has not scared off the French. In 2024, 12% of them will own crypto-assets, i.e. one French person in eight, reveals the latest study by the Association for the Development of Digital Assets (Adan), Ipsos and KPMG.
Profile of French crypto investors
20 March 2024

Profile of French crypto investors

Despite the ups and downs of cryptos, the French have not abandoned the asset class. Hoping for a good financial return, more and more of them are holding them. Cryptos often account for less than 10% of their savings.
One in eight French people now own cryptocurrencies
20 March 2024

One in eight French people now own cryptocurrencies

According to a study carried out by KPMG and Ipsos for the Association pour le développement des actifs numériques (Adan), just under a quarter of French people (23%) who do not own any crypto-assets would consider acquiring them in the future.
Crypto: France becomes one of the leaders in adoption!
20 March 2024

Crypto: France becomes one of the leaders in adoption!

The latest figures have been released, and France is accelerating its crypto adoption. Now, one in eight French people owns crypto-assets in 2024, a staggering increase of 28% in one year. However, the outlook remains uncertain for 2025 with a resurgence of doubts.
How cryptocurrencies have made their way into French people's wallets
20 March 2024

How cryptocurrencies have made their way into French people's wallets

For the third year running, Adan is unveiling the results of its annual survey of Web 3 and crypto in France and Europe, carried out in partnership with KPMG and the Ipsos polling institute. The French love crypto! 6.5 million French people, or 12% of the population, currently own crypto-assets (compared with 9.6% last year). A total of 15% of French people have already held some (compared with 13% last year).
Crypto adoption: 12% of French people say they hold cryptos
20 March 2024

Crypto adoption: 12% of French people say they hold cryptos

Slowly but surely, cryptos continue to gain ground in France. According to the third edition of the study by the Association for the Development of Digital Assets (Adan), the Ipsos polling institute and KPMG, 12% of French people said they held crypto-assets in 2023. This represents an increase of almost 30% on the previous year.
28% more French people hold crypto-assets
20 March 2024

28% more French people hold crypto-assets

Against all the odds, adoption has progressed. The proportion of the French population holding crypto-assets stood at 12% at the end of 2023, compared with 9.4% a year earlier. These are the findings of the third edition of the annual survey conducted by the Ipsos institute on behalf of the Association for the Development of Digital Assets (Adan) and KPMG. The number of crypto-assets held in France rose by more than 28% in the space of twelve months.
Will France miss the turn of cryptocurrencies and blockchain?
6 February 2023

Will France miss the turn of cryptocurrencies and blockchain?

A look back at what the ordinance of December 9 changes and its impact on companies in the blockchain and crypto ecosystem in France. We will also see the vision of Cédric O on these subjects as well as Michel Guieysse on the “failure” of the Internet.
Digital Euro – What are the pros and cons?
23 May 2021

Digital Euro – What are the pros and cons?

The digital euro will be a reality in the years to come. While central bank digital currency offers several advantages, such as faster transactions than with a bank or a more stable money supply, it also has its share of disadvantages.
The government does not measure the urgency of adopting favorable measures in terms of the taxation of crypto assets
17 September 2022

The government does not measure the urgency of adopting favorable measures in terms of the taxation of crypto assets

A group of deputies, led by the deputy for Paris Pierre Person, tabled a series of amendments to the PLF 2022. A large part stems from proposals made by your association last June.
Europe Ready for War on Bitcoin and Crypto Anonymity — Bloodbath Ahead?
26 July 2021

Europe Ready for War on Bitcoin and Crypto Anonymity — Bloodbath Ahead?

Since the beginning of May 2021, we have been witnessing an unprecedented wave of regulations, affecting the entire crypto ecosystem. After China cracking down on Bitcoin, regulators around the world have taken a closer look at stablecoins and the fight against money laundering.
New Bitcoin and crypto taxation 2022: what sauce will the taxman eat you?
19 September 2022

New Bitcoin and crypto taxation 2022: what sauce will the taxman eat you?

French investors in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital assets are used to the complexity and uncertainty of the current tax regime applicable to crypto/fiat transactions. However, things should improve with the Finance Law for 2022.
When Bitcoin Aficionados Dream of “A Pro-Bitcoin Presidential Candidate”
20 September 2022

When Bitcoin Aficionados Dream of “A Pro-Bitcoin Presidential Candidate”

The entire elite of the French community of the most famous cryptocurrency met on the Basque coast to sing the praises of the precious asset, their "digital gold" in which they invest online. Convinced that it will resist all bans and that it is at the forefront of a new world monetary order, these "bitcoiners" have debated without opponents or divergent points of view on their vision of the decentralized world.
Two years after the PACTE law, the PSANs are still in difficulty with the banks

Two years after the PACTE law, the PSANs are still in difficulty with the banks

Coming into force in May 2019, the PACTE law has reshaped the legal landscape of digital assets in France. This law notably created the status of digital asset service provider (PSAN) and the optional visa for fundraising in crypto-assets (ICO). Two years later, France Strategy and its monitoring committee take stock of it.
Access to bank account by crypto players: problems persist, according to Adan

Access to bank account by crypto players: problems persist, according to Adan

Despite the enhanced right to an account enshrined in the Pact law for PSANs, the crypto industry is still struggling to build good relationships with banking players.
Faustine Fleuret:

Faustine Fleuret: "We clearly have a lack of support today"

On the occasion of AM Tech Day 2021, organized by L'Agefi on October 5, Faustine Fleuret, President and CEO of ADAN, presented to us her young association for the development of digital assets created in 2020. She mentioned the difficulties encountered by the players in this sector, in particular to finance themselves.
Hearing of ADAN representatives by the fact-finding mission on digital sovereignty

Hearing of ADAN representatives by the fact-finding mission on digital sovereignty

Simon Polrot and Faustine Fleuret from Adan (Association for the Development of Digital Assets) were interviewed today as part of the National Assembly's information mission "Building and promoting national and European digital sovereignty".
The temptation of abuse for banks in the face of crypto

The temptation of abuse for banks in the face of crypto

Banks are hiding behind compliance to enforce anti-competitive measures against crypto firms, politician slams.
MiCA regulation on crypto-assets takes a step forward in Europe

MiCA regulation on crypto-assets takes a step forward in Europe

A step has just been taken with a Council of Europe agreement on digital finance. This defines a regulatory framework on crypto-assets with MiCA and DORA.
France has a favorable framework for crypto-assets but banks remain reluctant

France has a favorable framework for crypto-assets but banks remain reluctant

The Pacte law has set up a clear and incentive framework to provide legal certainty to investors and players. The only problem is that the banks are not playing the game. Opening a bank account for crypto-asset transactions is complicated.
Binance: the discontent of the French crypto ecosystem in the face of the government's attitude

Binance: the discontent of the French crypto ecosystem in the face of the government's attitude

During a conference organized on November 3, the Secretary of State for Digital, Cédric O, exchanged with Changpeng Zhao, boss of Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange platform in the world. French start-ups deemed this highlighting inappropriate since, unlike them, Binance is still not regulated in France.
Soaring cryptocurrencies: “Part of the economy will change! »

Soaring cryptocurrencies: “Part of the economy will change! »

Valued this week at 66,000 USD, Bitcoin has just reached a new high. To take us where?
Growth in Euro Stablecoins Spurs Dreams of Digital Forex Market

Growth in Euro Stablecoins Spurs Dreams of Digital Forex Market

Could foreign exchange markets (forex) end up on the digital rails? At the moment, cryptocurrency markets are a long way from supporting anything close to the $6 trillion-plus a day that changes hands every day in traditional foreign exchange.
Europe is moving forward on the regulation of crypto-assets
15 March 2022

Europe is moving forward on the regulation of crypto-assets

A major step has just been taken for the future regulation of crypto-assets in Europe. The Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament voted on Monday its version of the compromise of the draft MiCA (Markets in crypto-assets) regulation.
Crypto, Elon Musk, TikTok... The underside of the big bang of social networks

Crypto, Elon Musk, TikTok... The underside of the big bang of social networks

Elon Musk's planned takeover of Twitter - suspended since Friday - is symptomatic of the upheavals sweeping through the social media market. Our investigation into the coming big bang.
Regulation of cryptocurrencies: Mica and TFR, two texts at the heart of European debates

Regulation of cryptocurrencies: Mica and TFR, two texts at the heart of European debates

After a black Monday in the market which saw the price of bitcoin fall, the European Parliament has again battled over the regulation of cryptocurrencies. “Libé” takes stock of the measures that divide elected officials and the crypto community.
Cryptos: European sovereignty in danger

Cryptos: European sovereignty in danger

The recent fall in cryptocurrency prices obscures an essential event which should nevertheless mobilize us all, warns Faustine Fleuret, if Europe does not react quickly, it exposes itself to a serious threat.
Cryptocurrencies: everything you need to know before investing in them... or not

Cryptocurrencies: everything you need to know before investing in them... or not

Bitcoin, which has been in freefall for six months, and other digital currencies are still a dream for savers. But how to invest, what does it pay, what are the risks?
Europe is giving itself a legal framework to regulate crypto-assets

Europe is giving itself a legal framework to regulate crypto-assets

After several years of negotiation, European regulators have agreed on two texts intended to regulate the use and issuance of crypto-assets in Europe. If they are voted, however, they should not come into force until 2024.
In France, the crypto industry is resisting the market crisis well

In France, the crypto industry is resisting the market crisis well

This new bearish cycle is even experienced by the most promising players as an opportunity.
Interview: MiCA and TFR, what should we remember? With Faustine Fleuret from ADAN

Interview: MiCA and TFR, what should we remember? With Faustine Fleuret from ADAN

The 27 member countries of the European Union have agreed on the famous draft MiCA regulation and the framework for cryptocurrencies in the Union through TFR. Through this interview With Faustine Fleuret of ADAN we come back to the positive but also negative points of this agreement as well as the risks and opportunities that this offers to Europe. We also discuss the timetable for implementing these various measures as well as their feasibility.
How does Europe want to regulate cryptocurrencies? We take stock of MiCA and TFR

How does Europe want to regulate cryptocurrencies? We take stock of MiCA and TFR

While the French presidency of the European Union has just ended, the 27 have reached an agreement on the famous draft MiCA regulation and the framework for cryptocurrencies in the Union. How will Brussels regulate this asset class? What are the failures, the successes and what is the timetable for implementation? We take stock.

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Web 3 and crypto in France and Europe: continued adoption and growth of the sector (2024 edition)

For the third consecutive year, Adan unveils the results of its annual study on Web 3 and crypto in France and Europe, conducted in partnership with KPMG and Ipsos. For this edition, the objectives were to update the figures regarding the adoption’s level by the French and European general public, to dimension the industry, and to provide insights into the challenges faced by Web 3 companies in 2024.

Adan elects its executive committee and fine-tunes its governing structure

Paris, 21 November 2023 – Adan’s Board of Directors has elected its representatives to the Association’s Executive Committee. Mark Kepeneghian, President of Kriptown, and Laurent Ovion, Innovation Director at DLPK, will now assume the role of Vice-Chairmen. Two members of the permanent team, Mélodie Ambroise and Jules Dubourg, will take on the roles of Secretary and Treasurer respectively.

Web3 Leaders Forum: an exceptional confluence of players shaping the future of the Web 3 ecosystem

Paris, 28 July 2023 - Adan's annual event was held on 19 July at the Palais Brongniart in Paris. The newly-named Web 3 Leaders Forum brought together more than 400 participants over the course of the day to discuss the current economic and regulatory issues shaping the future of the Web 3 ecosystem. The conference was particularly noteworthy for the quality of its speakers, reflecting the growing interest in these technologies among public authorities and business leaders.

Adoption of TFR in the European Parliament: the fight against financial crime should not be a fight against crypto-assets

The European Parliament adopted their compromise report on the proposed recast of Regulation (known as “TFR”) which extends the requirements related to fund transfers to crypto-assets.

MiCA and TFR regulations: crypto-asset market participants see the light at the end of the tunnel

The European Parliament approved today in committee the final versions of the Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCA) and the revised Transfer of Funds Regulation (TFR) that were presented on 5 October by the Committee of Permanent Representatives of the Council of the European Union (COREPER)

European regulation of crypto-asset markets: the French Presidency ends with political agreements on MiCA and TFR

On June 29 and 30, 2022, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union reached provisional political agreements on two major regulatory texts that will change the face of the crypto industry.

MiCA vote in the European Parliament: A step forward or back for the crypto sector?

Yesterday, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) of the European Parliament voted its compromise version of the draft MiCA (Markets in crypto-assets) regulation. A major step in the process of building community regulations, bringing us closer to the final text that will structure the French and European crypto-asset industry in the coming years.

Adan’s Crypto & Finance Forum 2022: a new edition which consecrates the role of France in the structuring of crypto in Europe

Before the summer holidays, the crypto-asset industry is being honored one last time at the major annual event of the Association for the Development of Digital Assets (Adan). On the occasion of the Forum, the Association unveils its 2021 activity report which attests to the efforts made and the achievements made to this end.

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