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Why ECB thinks Bitcoin is Unlikely to be the Holy Grail of Cross Border Payments

The ECB believes Bitcoin is not a suitable means of cross-border payments, citing its PoW mechanism, lack of regulation, and volatility.

August 02, 2022
ECB Says ‘Investigation Phase’ of Digital Euro Will Take Until Mid-2023

ECB Says ‘Investigation Phase’ of Digital Euro Will Take Until Mid-2023

The ECB has taken its first step towards developing a CBDC, but users are already showing concerns.

July 14, 2021
SWIFT’s Delay of ISO 20022 Prompts ECB to Step In

SWIFT’s Delay of ISO 20022 Prompts ECB to Step In

SWIFT maintains slow reputation

May 21, 2020
European Central Bank Assembles Task Force to Assess Feasibility of Euro CBDC

European Central Bank Assembles Task Force to Assess Feasibility of Euro CBDC

On January 8th, 2020, European Central Bank (ECB) president Christine Lagarde said the ECB has assembled a task force and is actively analyzing the feasibility and potential outcome of establishing a ...

January 11, 2020
European Central Bank Official: Counter Libra With a Better Solution

European Central Bank Official: Counter Libra With a Better Solution

Jens Weidmann is a lawmaker with the European Central Bank and the President of Germany’s own central bank. In an interview on January 2nd, 2020, Weidmann suggested against government intervention ...

January 03, 2020

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