Digital Euro Association Blog

OPINION – The Digital Yuan as a tool for Cross-Border Payments

In early January, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) launched the Digital Yuan wallet apps for Android and iOS.

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Ahead of the digital euro: Public Digital Euro Working Group Recommendations

Which primary characteristics must a digital euro possess to guarantee being a serious alternative to physical money in the future? The answer to this question is provided by systematically reviewing three different levels of analysis. First, the various design dimensions of a digital …

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Event Summary: Fungibility & Interoperability in the Digital Money Ecosystem

In this panel in collaboration with the Digital Pound Foundation, the panelists discussed topics around the concepts of  fungibility and interoperability, how they interrelate and why they are important considerations for the future of new forms of digital money. For those who missed …

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Hyperledger Global Forum 2022

Join us at the upcoming Hyperledger Global Forum. This global forum is the biggest annual gathering of the global Hyperledger community. It is a unique opportunity for contributors, members, service providers and enterprise end users from around the world to meet, align, plan and hack …

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Central bank digital currency (CBDC) – why go slow

Written by Amnon Samid and Professor Gideon Samid National currency is a foundational element in society. A switch from material coins and banknotes, and their counting balance to a novel cyber entity comprised of a string of bits, is a big move with a lot of promise, alas facing a my …

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Privacy & Anonymity Considerations of a Retail CBDC

Extensive research in the field of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) is underway. However, one of the most crucial concepts remains under-researched i.e., privacy and anonymity considerations of a retail CBDC. More specifically, there is a need to analyze the current technical an …

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Recap of the Digital Euro Association Summerfest 2022

On July 14th, 2022, the DEA organized its first Summerfest joined by 50 participants – institutional members, fellows, and experts. Most of the DEA executive team and founding members gathered in Frankfurt to join the event, hosted at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

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