France’s BNP Paribas Securities Service Expands Blockchain Platform to Private Stocks
本周一法国巴黎百富勤证券（BNP Paribas Securities Service，后文简称BNP）宣布，公司旗下比特币平台将向私有股份开放，帮助私有企业通过众筹门户网站发行迷你证券。BNP方面表示，目前已经与三家能源众筹专业平台Lendospher, Enerfip和Lumo达成合作。消息公布前不久，法国政府刚刚宣布了一项旨在通过融资网站发行私有企业迷你证券的倡议。
On Monday, BNP Paribas Securities Service announced it is expanding its blockchain platform for private stocks as a way to help private companies issue mini-bonds through crowdfunding portals. The bank revealed it is teaming up with renewable energy crowdfunding specialists Lendosphere, Enerfip, and Lumo on this new project. This news comes just after the French government’s announced an initiative that will allow private companies to issue minibonds through the funding websites.
BlockchainBNP Paribas Securities Service stated it will be working on a distributed ledger that will register all mini-bonds through the website and record all related transactions/change of ownerships.
BNP Paribas Securities Services added that it aims to have the new platform ready by the end of 2016 and will launch it as the final law on minibonds is passed in France.