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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire

Jul 18, 2019

Facebook’s Libra gets stark warning from G-7 finance chiefs

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich democracies issued a stark warning on Thursday that cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed before “serious regulatory and systemic concerns” are put in check. France, which this year chairs the G-7 gatherings on topics ranging from the economy to security, said it is worried that […]

Jul 18, 2019

Facebook’s Libra gets stark warning from G-7 finance chiefs

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich democracies issued a stark warning on Thursday that cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra should not be allowed before “serious regulatory and systemic concerns” are put in check. France, which this year chairs the G-7 gatherings on topics ranging from the economy to security, said it is worried that […]

Jul 17, 2019

US objects to French tax on tech firms as G-7 gets under way

The Trump administration is objecting to France’s plan to tax Facebook, Google and other U.S. tech giants, a rift that’s overshadowing talks between seven longtime allies near Paris this week on issues ranging from digital currencies to trade. As finance ministers from the Group of Seven rich democracies gathered Wednesday at a chateau in Chantilly, […]

Jul 17, 2019

US objects to French tax on tech firms as G-7 gets under way

The Trump administration is objecting to France’s plan to tax Facebook, Google and other U.S. tech giants, a rift that’s overshadowing talks between seven longtime allies near Paris this week on issues ranging from digital currencies to trade. As finance ministers from the Group of Seven rich democracies gathered Wednesday at a chateau in Chantilly, […]

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