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Do We Really Need CBDCs?
Do We Really Need CBDCs?
The global race for leadership in central bank digital currencies CBD Cs started with China charging forward with its digital yuan project and all other nations rushing to catch up The Digital Dollar Project recently announced plans for a slew of pilot projects that will show what the tokenized U S dollar can and can’t [...]
Do We Really Need CBDCs?

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Accenture, HSBC, Seba Bank Among Bank of France’s Eight CBDC Finalists
The Bank of France’s central bank digital currency experiments are moving forward with eight candidate firms picked.
BoF

Christopher Giancarlo
Digital Dollar Project Calls for 2-Tiered Distribution System in First White Paper for US CBDC
The Digital Dollar Project's first white paper describes how a two-tiered system underpinning a tokenized dollar could modernize the U.S. financial system.
Christopher Giancarlo

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Hyperledger Conference Shows Where Blockchain Can Fight Global Warming
Social impact took center stage at this year's Hyperledger Global Forum, with perhaps less of an emphasis on banking consortia and trade finance blockchains.
accenture

krona-sverige
Sweden's Central Bank Finally Embraces DLT, but Only in Simulation Mode
Riksbank's e-krona pilot will run on distributed ledger tech, but the entire project will be operated as only a simulation through at least 2021.
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Former CFTC Officials Ramp Up Push for Digital Dollar With Accenture Partnership
Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo and LabCFTC head Dan Gorfine are forming the Digital Dollar Foundation, working with Accenture to determine how best to create a U.S. central bank digital currency.
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Accenture Will Board Corporates Onto Marco Polo Shipping Blockchain
Accenture plans to help TradeIX create new use cases beyond banking for buyers and sellers within trade finance after backing the Marco Polo tech partner.
accenture

Swedish Krona
Accenture Picked to Build Sweden's E-Krona Digital Currency Pilot
Sweden has picked Accenture to handle its e-krona digital currency pilot.
Swedish Krona

Bank of Canada
Central Banks Settle Cross-Border Payments With Blockchain for First Time
The central banks of Canada and Singapore have for the first time settled cross-border payments using blockchain and central bank digital currencies.
Bank of Canada

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Accenture, Generali Streamline Employee Insurance Benefits With Blockchain Rollout
Accenture and Italian insurance group Generali have launched a blockchain solution that brings new efficiencies to employee benefits.
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