Clifford Chance joins Digital Pound Foundation membership community to co-lead new Policy, Legal and Regulatory Working Group

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We are pleased to announce the addition of Clifford Chance to the Digital Pound Foundation’s membership community. As one of the world’s pre-eminent law firms, Clifford Chance’s global reach and breadth of expertise across fintech is industry-leading.

We are also delighted to announce that Clifford Chance will be co-chairing the Digital Pound Foundation’s Policy, Legal and Regulatory Working Group, taking a leading role in driving the foundation’s policy and regulatory engagement agenda and our explorations and thought leadership in this space.

“Clifford Chance is delighted to have become a member of the Digital Pound Foundation, joining other leading experts in the digital currency space. We are at a critical time in the development of CBDCs around the world, where appropriate regulation and policy couldn’t be more urgently required to advance the digital economy in an effective and secure manner. We look forward to the DPF’s Policy, Legal and Regulatory Working Group making a significant contribution to developments in the UK,” – Diego Ballon Ossio, Senior Associate, Clifford Chance.

Diego Ballon Ossio, Senior Associate at Clifford Chance will join the Digital Pound Foundation’s steering committee, further strengthening the foundation’s ability to deliver on its mission to advocate for and demonstrate the societal impact and benefits to the UK that arise from a variety of new forms of digital money, as well as the benefits for the financial system and infrastructure.

“We are thrilled to welcome Clifford Chance as our newest member of the Digital Pound Foundation. We’re looking forward to their contribution to the growth of the community and its work, and in particular to the expertise and experience that Diego Ballon-Ossio brings to the leadership of the DPF’s Policy, Legal and Regulatory Working Group in his role as Co-Chair.” – Jannah Patchay, Policy Lead and Originating Member, Digital Pound Foundation

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It is with great pleasure to also announce that we have a new Membership and Community Manager, Michelle Brook, who has joined the Digital Pound Foundation to help drive collaboration amongst our members and explore the involvement of other organisations whose values and beliefs match that of the Digital Pound Foundation and its collective membership. If you are interested to learn more about membership, including the many benefits and opportunities, please head over to our new membership page, or reach out to Michelle directly via email:

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