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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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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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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 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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