Digital Euro Association Blog
Central bank digital currency (CBDC) – why go slow
by Amnon Samid and Professor Gideon Samid on Aug 10, 2022 10:15:00 AM
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 …
Privacy & Anonymity Considerations of a Retail CBDC
by Jaskaran Singh on Aug 5, 2022 10:12:00 AM
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 …
Recap of the Digital Euro Association Summerfest 2022
by Lola Peïs on Aug 2, 2022 7:30:00 AM
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.
CBDC Conference to take place in Frankfurt soon
by Digital Euro Association on Jul 29, 2022 10:00:00 AM
The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is delighted to contribute and participate in the CBDC Conference, which will take place in Frankfurt, Germany, from August 29-31, 2022.
Stabilising stablecoins: What can we learn from the collapse of TerraUSD?
by Digital Pound Foundation on Jul 27, 2022 12:05:31 PM
Co-authored by Jannah Patchay, Claire Conby, and Jonathan Marriott In May 2022, TerraUSD (UST) – previously the third-largest stablecoin with a market cap of USD $18+ Billion – lost its peg to the US Dollar, falling almost 95 percent within a matter of days. In this article, we look a …
Event Summary: Is Digital Money an Effective Defense Mechanism in Times of Crisis?
by Luca Rose on Jul 5, 2022 10:10:00 AM
In this panel on “Digital Money in Times of Crisis”, the panelists discussed questions around the general role of money, CBDCs as a defense mechanism and the role of states to issue digital forms of money in times of crisis. For those who missed the panel, you can rewatch itl on YouTu …
Reflections on Europe’s Markets in Crypto-Assets Framework (MICA)
by Dante Disparte on Jul 4, 2022 9:45:00 AM
Europe’s upcoming crypto-assets policy framework will be to crypto what GDPR was to privacy. Setting a harmonized policy and regulatory standard for something as fundamental to the future of crypto-assets in the third largest economic zone in the world is a significant milestone. Whi …
Circle’s New Euro Stablecoin: Issued from the US and used Outside the EU?
by Philipp Sandner, Jonas Gross on Jun 24, 2022 9:59:17 AM
Since Circle launched the US dollar stablecoin (USDC), the stablecoin's market capitalization has grown to a significant size of more than $50B. As of today, there is no euro stablecoin of a similar size. Now, Circle has announced plans to launch a euro stablecoin, starting June 30, 2 …
DLT in Banking Virtual Conference 2022
by Digital Euro Association on Jun 20, 2022 10:47:05 AM
The advent of DLT is challenging banks to move from established business models to a more technology-based financial ecosystem that could spark real disruption and produce a new era of value. Such solutions can help traditional banks modernize their technology and internal processes ( …
DEA provides industry insights on digital euro design to ECB
by Digital Euro Association on Jun 14, 2022 2:53:38 PM
The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is delighted to have been invited by the European Central Bank (ECB) to the Civil Society Seminar Series “Shaping the Digital Euro”. The seminar was an internal, online, and invite-only workshop between the ECB Deputy Head of Public Communications Ro …