digital euro

EU Summer 2022 Economic Forecast
CBDCs May Need Global Regulation, EU Commissioner Says
Paolo Gentiloni says a series of international agreements may be needed to stop state-backed digital currencies from infringing on countries' sovereignty.
EU Summer 2022 Economic Forecast

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Slicing the Elephant: Inside the Design of a Digital Euro
There are plenty of decisions yet to be made about the landmark CBDC, the head of the ECB’s digital euro project, Evelien Witlox, tells CoinDesk.
CDCROP: Origami Elephant On Tablecloth (Yuko Suzuki/EyeEm/Getty Images)

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EU Lawmakers Attack Amazon’s Involvement in Digital Euro Project
Lawmakers from different parties cited worries over data privacy and taxation.
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Peer-to-Peer Validation for Digital Euro Might Not Be Feasible, ECB Says
The central bank will soon start developing a rulebook for its CBDC initiative.
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ECB Official Defends Amazon’s Role in Testing a Digital Euro
Being independent in payments shouldn’t mean protectionism, central banker Jürgen Schaaf said.
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ECB President In The Committee On Economic And Monetary Affairs
Digital Euro Could be More Popular Beyond EU's Borders: Lagarde
Authorities in the EU, U.S. and other jurisdictions need to compare notes on central bank digital currencies to regulate them better, according to the ECB chief.
ECB President In The Committee On Economic And Monetary Affairs

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ECB Exploring Distributed Ledger Technology for Interbank Settlements: Panetta
A system that builds on existing interbank settlement infrastructure instead of one based entirely on DLT can be implemented "more rapidly" according to ECB executive board member Fabio Panetta.
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ECB Picks Amazon, Nexi, 3 More to Prototype Digital Euro Apps
The European Central Bank plans to test how well the technology underlying a digital euro integrates with user interfaces developed by companies.
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Digital Euro Must Be Green, Private and Possibly Capped, National Officials Say
A leaked paper written by France, Germany and Italy, seen by CoinDesk, seeks to guide the European Central Bank’s plans for the digital currency
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Digital Euro to Focus on Personal Use, Not Web3, EU Officials Say
The central bank digital currency could fail if it doesn't offer something more than what cash and credit cards do, industry representatives remarked.
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