Digital Euro Association Blog / Digital euro

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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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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Circle’s New Euro Stablecoin: Issued from the US and used Outside the EU?

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 …

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DEA provides industry insights on digital euro design to ECB

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 …

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DEA supports the targeted consultation on a digital euro

The Digital Euro Association (DEA) notes the European Commission’s targeted consultation on a digital euro and encourages all sectors to participate in this consultation.

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The digital euro: let’s move beyond the defensive motivation

“The euro belongs to Europeans and we are its guardian. We should be prepared to issue a digital euro, should the need arise” (C. Lagarde, European Central Bank)

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