The president of the IMF was nominated as the president of the European Central Bank. He has repeatedly published support for blockchain and cryptocurrency-related remarks.

According to CNBC today, Christine Lagarde, president of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was nominated as the candidate for the European Central Bank President or replaced Mario Draghi as the European Central Bank Governor. It is reported that Christine Lagarde has repeatedly published statements supporting digital assets, blockchain, and cryptocurrency development. For example, in November 2017, Christine said that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin may be a useful tool for future financial systems. In March 2018, Christine wrote a blog post saying that blockchain technology is exciting and the regulatory framework needs to be established; in November 2018, Christine said that global central banks should explore the national digital currency; in April 2018, Christine said Distributed ledger technologies such as cryptocurrencies and digital assets are “inciting the entire system” and warn that banking innovation needs to be accompanied by regulation to keep the system stable and credible. In June 2019, Christine said at the G20 summit in Fukuoka, Japan that the G20 had a responsibility to reach a consensus on the regulation of encryption assets.