Quant, HSBC, R3, Visa, among 13 others chosen by UK Finance to join next prototype phase

UK Finance selects Quant, HSBC, R3, Visa, among 13 others to join their prototype phase

UK Finance has unveiled plans for a new phase of experimentation within the UK Regulated Liability Network (RLN), involving eleven of its member institutions. The RLN initiative aims to establish a versatile ‘platform for innovation’ accommodating various forms of currency, including traditional commercial bank deposits and tokenized equivalents. By fostering collaboration among multiple stakeholders in […]

Innovation vs Access to Cash: Priorities for a Retail CBDC

Innovation vs Access to Cash: Priorities for a Retail CBDC

Author: Claire Conby, Operations and Innovation Lead at the Digital Pound Foundation and Co-founder of OneStep Financial – with thanks to Phil Kenworthy for his input into this article (and for the waving of the £5 note!) A few weeks ago, I was sitting on a panel talking about the evolution of digital money and what we […]

Global Digital Finance partners with the Digital Pound Foundation to improve policy collaboration across the digital finance ecosystem

Global Digital Finance partners with the Digital Pound Foundation to improve policy collaboration across the digital finance ecosystem

We are pleased to announce that Global Digital Finance (GDF) has joined the Digital Pound Foundation (DPF) as a strategic partner. GDF is an open innovation community that works towards improving market standards and regulation for digital finance through engagement with industry, policymakers and regulators. Global Digital Finance and the DPF will collaborate on areas […]

DPF Response to FCA Discussion Paper 23/4 – Regulating cryptoassets Phase 1: Stablecoins

DPF Response to FCA Discussion Paper 23/4 - Regulating cryptoassets Phase 1: Stablecoins

The Digital Pound Foundation (DPF) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (the FCA’s) Discussion Paper 23/4 on Regulating cryptoassets Phase 1: Stablecoins (the “Discussion Paper”). We would like to thank the FCA for the in-depth and comprehensive analysis that has been undertaken in drafting the Discussion Paper, as well as the […]

The Role of a Digital Pound in Promoting Sustainability

The Role of the Digital Pound in Promoting Sustainability

Executive Summary  The Digital Pound Foundation Use Case Working Group has been working together to identify, develop and refine a series of key use cases that can be used to illustrate the potential of a retail digital Pound for the UK citizen. With a focus on innovation and use cases that cannot easily be served […]

DPF Response to Bank of England Discussion Paper: Regulatory regime for systemic payment systems using stablecoins and related service providers

Bank of England Discussion Paper: Regulatory regime for systemic payment systems using stablecoins and related service providers

The Digital Pound Foundation (DPF) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Bank of England’s (the Bank’s) Discussion Paper on the Regulatory regime for systemic payment systems using stablecoins and related service providers (the “Discussion Paper”). The DPF’s stated remit is to advocate for and support the implementation of a well-designed digital Pound, in both […]

Digital Currency Glossary

A handy guide to digital currency terms

Foreword This glossary has been produced by UK Finance, The Payments Association, Digital Pound Foundation, TheCityUK, Innovate Finance and City of London Corporation, and supported by CryptoUK, CMS, Clifford Chance, Greengage, Cummings Pepperdine and The Realization Group. This glossary is also available in PDF format – click here to download a print-friendly copy. Digital currencies […]

Digital Pound Foundation joins forces with industry bodies to launch the Digital Currency Glossary, fostering better education on key terms

Digital Pound Foundation joins forces with industry bodies to launch the Digital Currency Glossary, fostering better education on key terms

The Digital Pound Foundation is pleased to be part of launching a new educational tool – the Digital Currency Glossary – which has been developed in collaboration with leading industry bodies and firms including Innovate Finance, TheCityUK, City of London Corporation, UK Finance, The Payments Association, CryptoUK, Clifford Chance, CMS, The Realization Group, Greengage, and […]

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