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What is a CBDC?
A central bank digital currency (CBDC) is a new digital form of sovereign money. CBDCs are issued by the government, where monetary policies are still formed by the central bank.

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Bank of Japan Testing Digital Yen CBDC
The Bank of Japan (BoJ) has just announced that it will begin experimenting with a Digital Yen, its own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to test its technical application and feasibility.

Consensys Report: CBDC are Risk-Free Compared to Facebook Libra
In a recent white paper entitled Central Banks and the Future of Digital Money—Consensys offers an insightful and practical overview of the potential and risks of CBDC. The research paper also offers an example of how the Ethereum blockchain can be leveraged to design and build a CBDC and takes a deep dive into what the practical implementation of a CBDC would require.

China’s Major State-Run Commercial Banks Test CBDC Digital Wallet
China’s major state-run banks are testing out its central bank digital currency (CBDC) digital wallet application. The Chinese central bank, having said that its CBDC, also known as digital currency electronic payment (DCEP), is “almost ready,” is finally moving a step closer to its official launch nationwide.

How Far Away is Japan’s CBDC? Bank of Japan Meets with Monetary Authorities on Potential Digital Yen Issuance
Japan’s Monetary Authorities Get Serious About CBDC Research and Roll Out

CBDC for Stimulus Payments Advocates Honorary Christopher Giancarlo
During an open hearing by the House Committee On Financial services yesterday, the Honorable Christopher Giancarlo once again advocated for the use of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), effectively digital dollars, as a solution to directly distribute the COVID stimulus packages to citizens.

Bank of Japan Now Considers its CBDC Project a Top Priority
A review of the recent uptick in activities and as confirmed by a Bank of Japan’s senior official, Japan now considers its CBDC project a top priority

Bank of Japan Puts Top Economist in Charge of CBDC Development
Bank of Japan’s top economist, Kazushige Kamiyama is now the head of payments and settlements and at the helm of Japan’s exploration of its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) project.

ECB Report: Striking the Balance Between Allowing Privacy and Ensuring Compliance with CBDC
The European Central Bank has recently developed an “anonymity voucher” to safeguard potential central bank digital currency (CBDC) users’ privacy for low-value retail transactions, while ensuring that high-value transfers are subject to anti-money laundering (AML) approvals.

Road to a US CBDC? Ex-CFTC Chairman Released Written Remarks on Digital Dollar in Davos 2020
Davos 2020 to host ex CFTC Chairman, J. Christopher Giancarlo, and his insights on the possibility of CBDC and its many advantages!

Dr. Alicia Garcia-Herrero's Take on China’s CBDC and Facebook’s Libra
In Part 2 of the interview, Garcia-Herrero explained the disruption of China’s CBDC – digital currency electronic payment (DCEP) on China’s monetary system. She also commented on the basket of currencies that Facebook’s Libra supports and Libra’s potential threat to monetary sovereignty.

Federal Reserve Considers a FEDcoin in Wake of Rising Stablecoin and CBDC Development
Federal Reserve Governor, Lael Brainard said that the Fed is weighing the developments and policy issues in the digital payments sector and experimenting with central bank digital currencies (CBDC) in consideration of potentially issuing it own digital currency.

Visa Crypto Executive: CBDC is the Most Important Trend for Future of Money
Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) could be the most important payment trend in development with the most profound effects on our systems of payment and money issuance according to Cuy Sheffield, Visa’s head of cryptocurrency.