The State of Global CBDC Adoption with Darrell Duffie

The State of Global CBDC Adoption with Darrell Duffie

Source: Ripple Each quarter we’ll be going under the hood with professors from Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) to gain a deeper understanding of trending topics in crypto and blockchain, and highlight their insights and key takeaways.  There seem to be almost as many opinions about the viability and best use of Central Bank Digital Currencies […]

Bank of Canada plans 2023 CBDC consultation as it moves to development

Bank of Canada plans 2023 CBDC consultation as it moves to development

Source: Ledger Insights Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem spoke yesterday about a potential Canadian central bank digital currency (CBDC). Next year the bank plans to consult the public on a potential CBDC. Particularly they want to find out what the public’s expectations of a digital currency and what features would be important to them. As […]

Canadian central bank identifies retail CBDC archetypes in theory-heavy analysis

Canadian central bank identifies retail CBDC archetypes in theory-heavy analysis

Source: Cointelegraph Five patterns that recur in retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) designs were identified in a new Bank of Canada staff analytic note. The research focused on information organization and compared software rather than real or proposed CBDCs, and it examined the practical implications of its findings for retail payment systems.  The author, Sriram Darbha, […]

Protecting Privacy in New Forms of Digital Money

Protecting Privacy in New Forms of Digital Money

About the event The Digital Pound Foundation is holding the first in its planned series of Roundtable events on Wednesday 21st September at 3pm BST. The purpose of the Roundtables is to bring together experts and industry practitioners in exploring real, practical solutions to the challenges and opportunities arising from the emergence of new forms […]