New reports on digital currency design principles and regulatory standards show just how quickly the world’s bankers are moving.
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Our main discussion: The world’s central banks are moving quickly on digital currencies. NLW looks at a slew of recent news showing how much of a priority CBDCs are becoming:
- A report from the Bank for International Settlements and seven other central banks setting design principles for CBDCs
- A G20 regulatory standards framework
- A forthcoming OECD tax reporting framework
One need only look at the increasingly speedy rollout of China’s DCEP to understand why this has become a major priority for central banks everywhere.
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