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CDCROP: Portrait of Mark Branson, President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Maurice Kohl/BaFin)
German Banks' Crypto Interest Is Limited as Industry Is Plagued by ‘Crooks,’ Regulator Says
Germany’s Bafin issued just four crypto custody licenses, said Mark Branson, who sits on the supervision arm of the European Central Bank
CDCROP: Portrait of Mark Branson, President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Maurice Kohl/BaFin)

CDCROP: Origami Elephant On Tablecloth (Yuko Suzuki/EyeEm/Getty Images)
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)

CDCROP: Amazon offices sign building (Shutterstock)
ECB Official Defends Amazon’s Role in Testing a Digital Euro
Being independent in payments shouldn’t mean protectionism, central banker Jürgen Schaaf said.
CDCROP: Amazon offices sign building (Shutterstock)

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

CDCROP: The EU flag (Christian Lue/Unsplash)
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.
CDCROP: The EU flag (Christian Lue/Unsplash)

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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.
Money - paying with microchip

European Central Bank Press Conference Following Governing Council Meeting
ECB Hikes Interest Rate 75 Basis Points as Inflation Hits
Crypto markets reacted calmly to the mammoth rise, but it may presage further aggressive action by central banks
European Central Bank Press Conference Following Governing Council Meeting

2019 European Central Bank Forum on Central Banking
Crypto Prices Are Fanned by Flawed Economics and Conspiracy Theories; CBDCs Are Immune: Bank of Finland Governor
While making a case for digital euro, Bank of Finland Governor Olli Rehn said central bank digital currencies won't be subject to the price volatility of private cryptos.
2019 European Central Bank Forum on Central Banking

Euro symbol at European Central Bank
Bitcoin, Stablecoins the Worst Options for Cross-Border Payments, ECB Study Says
A senior central banker said state-backed digital currencies would be quicker and cheaper.
Euro symbol at European Central Bank

EU officials are considering whether to issue a digital euro (Koron/Getty Images)
Digital Euro Needs Curbs to Halt Lending Crunch, ECB Study Finds
The economic evidence appears to support calls to cap how much central bank digital currency people can hold, to stop them fleeing banks all together, the study suggests.
EU officials are considering whether to issue a digital euro (Koron/Getty Images)