Digital Euro Association Blog

Event Summary: The Euro Coin (EUROC) by Circle: The First Big Euro Stablecoin?

In this panel about The Euro Coin issued by Circle, the panelists discussed topics such as why stablecoins are a development platform and how they can impact the future of financial services. For those who missed the panel, you can watch the panel on YouTube, listen to the event as a …

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Recap of the CBDC Conference 2022

The much anticipated CBDC Conference was held in Frankfurt, Germany, from August 29-31, 2022. This leading central bank digital currency (CBDC) conference offered representatives from central banks, the financial sector, technology providers, policymakers, and academics the perfect pl …

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Article Series - CBDC pilots and research, lessons for the digital euro

Introduction Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have evolved in just a few years from a purely academic discussion to an intense debate among central banks around the world about the future of public and private digital money. As of 2022, most central banks are at least conductin …

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Digital Euro Association contributes to Public Hearing on the digital euro

On 7 September 2022, the European Economic and Social Committee hosted a public hearing entitled "A Digital Euro: Challenges and Opportunities". The hearing brought together experts from around Europe to discuss the institutional considerations of introducing a digital euro, as well a …

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Digital Euro Association partners with the Central Bank of Hungary

The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is delighted to announce its partnership with Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB), the Central Bank of Hungary. The MNB has established a platform called MNB Innovation Hub for consultation with innovative private sector firms and established a regulatory test …

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Digital Euro Association partners with Payment and Financial Technologies Development Center of the National Bank of Kazakhstan

The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is delighted to announce its partnership with the Payment and Financial Technologies Development Center of NBK (PFTDC). The PFTDC has been running the Digital Tenge pilot project since 2021 in order to test a tokenized form of the digital tenge for u …

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Stablecoin and CBDC News Digest, August 2022

The world of digital money moves quickly and is time consuming to keep up to date with. To keep you up to speed with the most important pieces of news that have lasting implications especially for stablecoins and CBDCs, the monthly Stablecoin and CBDC News Digest takes care of it for …

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A successful implementation of a Digital Euro depends on solving the “CBDC Design Trilemma”

Blockchain can be defined as a system that sometimes sacrifices performance for the sake of increased security and decentralisation (Nakamoto, 2008). To become a useful retail CBDC, any chosen digital euro implementation should perform as fast as other competing payment systems such a …

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Stablecoins: An introduction and recommendations for the EU

Since the Digital Euro Association’s Private Digital Euro Working Group started writing their paper at the beginning of 2022, the world of stablecoins has changed more dramatically than any of us could have imagined. 

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Stablecoin and CBDC News Digest, July 2022

The world of digital money moves quickly and is time consuming to keep up to date with. To keep you up to speed with the most important pieces of news that have lasting implications especially for stablecoins and CBDCs, the monthly Stablecoin and CBDC News Digest takes care of it for …

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