What is a digital Pound really useful for?

What is a digital Pound really useful for?

About this webinar Aside from simply digitising our national currency to bring it in line with the modern world, what is a digital currency actually useful for? How would a digital Pound make a concrete difference and add value to the way things operate today? Various benefits are put forward for Central Bank Digital Currencies […]

CBDCs and Interoperability: Bridging the Gap in Innovation

Webinar Description Central Bank digital currencies (CBDCs) will play a critical role in the new, modern global financial infrastructure that blockchain technologies will undoubtedly underpin. But, for a truly global system to work, interoperability is key. In this webinar, industry experts explore the future of CBDCs, the impact of CBDCs on cross-border payments and the […]

Digital Asset Series 2022: Navigating CBDC Unknowns

Digital Asset Series 2022: Navigating CBDC Unknowns

Original Source: Finextra Key trends currently driving CBDC discussions across the globe. The global pandemic and the emergence of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins have accelerated the work on CBDCs. While some nations are further ahead in their CBDC timelines than others, the UK, US and Europe (among many more) are treading carefully, paying careful attention not […]

Fungibility and Interoperability in the Digital Money Ecosystem

Fungibility and Interoperability in the Digital Money Ecosystem

In this joint webinar co-hosted by the Digital Euro Association and the Digital Pound Foundation, as part of a series of partnership collaborations, we explore the concepts of fungibility and interoperability, how they interrelate, and why they are important considerations for the future of new forms of digital money in any jurisdiction. Fungibility is not […]

CBDCs on the rise: public policy motivations under the microscope

Original Source: Global Government Fintech Global Government Fintech Lab: Panel Session Five The Global Government Fintech Lab 2022’s fifth panel session explored the public policy considerations behind the mounting interest in central bank digital currencies Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are an increasingly prominent topic for government authorities worldwide. The fifth (and final) session of […]

How could a digital Pound facilitate financial inclusion?

How could a digital Pound facilitate financial inclusion?

About this webinar Date: 19 May 2022Time: 4:00-5:00pm BSTRegistration: Click Here All around the world, governments are exploring the introduction of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) including the Bank of England examining the case for introducing a digital Pound in the UK. A number of perceived benefits of having a digital currency have been proposed, […]

Digital Money: Global markets and the coming revolution in cross-border settlement

Digital Money: Global markets and the coming revolution in cross-border settlement

On 24 February, the Digital Pound Foundation hosted a webinar entitled ‘Global markets and the coming revolution in cross-border settlement’. The session discussed how new forms of digital money, including central bank digital currency, are opening up possibilities for wholesale cross-border transaction settlement.  These new forms of money have the potential to revolutionise the FX […]