Digital Euro Association Blog

DEA Thesis Awards 2023: Call for Theses on central bank digital currencies and stablecoins

The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is delighted to announce the 2023 DEA Thesis Awards, and hereby calls for theses covering central bank digital currencies or stablecoins (including tokenized commercial bank money, etc.). Note that this is not a call for academic publications but rat …

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Privacy and CBDCs - DEA Working Group Paper

Privacy is regarded as a crucial factor in the investigation and development of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and is therefore thoroughly researched by monetary authorities, academia, and the private sector. Academic research indicates that CBDC transactions may involve proce …

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EUROPEAN BLOCKCHAIN CONVENTION 2023

THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BLOCKCHAIN EVENT IN EUROPE IS BACK IN BARCELONA! Get inspired, learn and connect Join 3.000+ attendees in a 3-day event and don’t miss the opportunity to meet with the startups, investors, corporates and developers that are changing the world.

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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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