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2022 European Central Bank Forum On Central Banking
Digital Euro Will Never Be Programmable, ECB’s Panetta Says
Some observers have touted restrictions on how people can spend their money as an advantage of a central bank digital currency.
2022 European Central Bank Forum On Central Banking

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Private Banks to Manage Future Digital Euro Wallets, Transactions
The European Central Bank's new progress report on a central bank digital currency outlines the role of financial intermediaries.
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CDCROP: Fabio Panetta talks to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde. (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)
ECB Official Says Energy-Intensive Crypto Should Be Banned
Fabio Panetta also said that investors have been caught in a "bubble."
CDCROP: Fabio Panetta talks to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde. (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)

CDCROP: European bank and sign, Frankfurt, Germany (Getty Images)
Bitcoin's Last Stand: ECB Staffers Say the Crypto Is on 'Road to Irrelevance'
Crypto regulation can be misunderstood as approval, the officials at the European Central Bank said.
CDCROP: European bank and sign, Frankfurt, Germany (Getty Images)

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.
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