Benoît Cœuré to lead French competition authority

BIS Innovation Hub chief and former ECB executive set to return to Paris

Benoît Cœuré
Benoît Cœuré
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Benoît Cœuré has been named as the new head of the Autorité de la Concurrence (ADLC), France’s competition regulator.

In sessions today (January 12), both houses of the French parliament approved Cœuré’s appointment. He is now set to return to Paris, leaving his role heading up the Bank for International Settlements’ Innovation Hub in Basel.

“Thank you to the deputies and to the senators for their confidence,” Cœuré said on Twitter. “I look forward to meeting the @adlc_ teams, its

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