Regulate Bitcoin? ‘Not The ECB’s Responsibility,’ Says Mario Draghi
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said it's not his institution's job to regulate cryptocurrencies.
Europe's central bankers have developed an "anonymity voucher" to give prospective CBDC users limited privacy in their retail transactions.
The European Central Bank has said that cryptocurrencies are currently not a threat to financial stability in the euro zone.
The working group will pool research into CBDCs.
ECB executive board member Benoît Cœuré has discussed potential uses for blockchain at central banks, but he's really not keen on bitcoin.
The second report from the project 'Stella' initiative explores applications of distributed ledger technology to the securities settlement process.