Dutch Central Bank Research Head ‘Not Opposed’ to Bitcoin
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) head of research Jakob de Haan has issued new responses to pointed questions about the role of bitcoin in global finance.
The Dutch Central Bank is taking a tougher stance on the cryptocurrency industry, citing new European Union anti-money laundering laws.
Financial authorities in the Netherlands plan a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges and wallet providers to lower the risk of financial crimes.
Central bank digital currencies have been a hot topic in blockchain circles recently, but central banks are lukewarm about blockchains.
The central bank of the Netherlands is preparing an ambitious experiment aimed at discerning if a financial market can be built on a blockchain.
The Dutch central bank has committed to developing an internal blockchain prototype dubbed “DNBCoin”.