Digital Euro Association Blog

Bahamas central bank shares CBDC lessons from Sand Dollar’s first two years

Rolle with it: Central Bank of the Bahamas governor John Rolle speaks via videolink to the conference | Global Government Fintech screenshot of the 'Towards a legislative framework for a digital euro' event video

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CBDCs and other new forms of digital money: Goodbye privacy and anonymity?

Authored by Claire Conby, Operational and Governance Lead at the Digital Pound Foundation and Chief Risk Officer at Billon Financial Ltd. This article first appeared on the Digital Pound Foundation Blog.

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CBDC Article Series - Russian Digital Ruble Effort

1. Objective The objective of this paper is to summarize Russia’s CBDC efforts and identify aspects that could be relevant for the digital euro project. Perhaps more than any other CBDC pilot, there is significant interest regarding if and how a CBDC could help Russia’s stated goals t …

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CBDC Article Series - CBDCs go live - Bahamas, ECCU and Nigeria

Introduction According to the “Atlantic council CBDC tracker”, approximately 87 countries, representing over 90 percent of global GDP, are exploring CBDCs (Atlantic Council 2022). However, compared to the number of central banks researching this topic, very few have fully launched a C …

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CBDC Manifesto: Design Recommendations for a retail CBDC

On October 12th, the Digital Euro Association (DEA) and the CBDC Think Tank (CBDC TT) announced the CBDC Manifesto at the CBDC Summit 2022 in Washington D.C. The document was developed by the DEA, the CBDC TT, and world-leading CBDC experts.

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Merchants - key to the success of the digital euro

As Fabio Panetta, member of the Executive Board of the ECB, suggested at the last Annual Congress of the European Economic Association in Milan, “the market for payments is two-sided”. In this sense, the success of the digital euro would largely depend on its adoption not only by cons …

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Stablecoin and CBDC News Digest, September 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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CBDC Article Series -  The Chinese digital yuan

Authors - Dr. Jochen Biedermann and Juan Gutierrez. This is the second article in our Public Digital Euro Working Group series. The objective of this article is to provide an updated perspective on the e-CNY (aka e-RMB, Digital Yuan, Digital Renminbi - the Chinese CBDC) for those alre …

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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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