The deputy governor of the Bank of France addressed the need for DeFi and digital assets regulations and expressed his concerns about CBDC.
The new government, which replaces former Chancellor Angela Merkel, is committed to digitalizing Germany, including allowing tokenized securities and digital euro.
Appointed members of the Digital Euro Market Advisory Group will advise on matters relating to the development of a digital euro and work on behalf of the Eurosystem.
Nexi is one of the biggest payments companies in Europe, the company offers payments services for other banks while also providing services for merchants and digital banking groups.
Jürgen Schaaf said the test phase is still in trial for the technology and banks would experiment with digital currency to determine whether to roll out its central bank digital currency more widely.
Eesti Pank announced it had discovered a “novel blockchain-based solution could in theory support almost unlimited numbers of payments being processed at the same time.”
The ECB is one of the most powerful central banks globally, setting monetary policy for the Euro area. With this latest announcement, we now have official confirmation that one of the biggest of them all is doing a lot more than just looking at them.
Spain’s ruling Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) has proposed the creation of a research group to examine how a digital euro might work in the Southern European nation.
Among the responses, the bank said it had received a number of helpful technical contributions on how best to realize the digital euro.
A list of celebrity tech investors is looking into the latest buzzword in the blockchain industry—non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
ECB President Christine Lagarde set out the intricate decision making process involved for the bank in a Bloomberg interview, in which she indicated it may be 2025 before any digital currency would be ready.