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Worldline delivers a front-end prototype for the digital euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 May 2023

France-based payment services operator Worldline has provided the European Central Bank with a front-end prototype for the digital euro.

CBDC, digital euro, cryptocurrency, central bank, payment processing

Ghana launches a platform to promote cybersecurity

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 29 May 2023

The Bank of Ghana has conceived the Financial Industry Command Security Operations Centre (FISOC) to improve cybersecurity resilience in the country.

central bank, cybersecurity, fraud prevention, banks, cybercrime

Brazil selects 14 entities for its CBDC pilot programme

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 May 2023

The Central Bank of Brazil has selected 14 entities, including Visa and Microsoft, for its digital real CBDC pilot programme.

CBDC, central bank, cryptocurrency, blockchain

CBDC: building trust to foster adoption

Voice of the Industry | Online & Mobile Banking | 17 May 2023

CBDCs can offer economic benefits, but require secure CBDC infrastructure, effective education, and communication. Thibault Pelé, Product Manager at Worldline, discusses the adoption of CBDCs across the world and its struggles, which could be used as case studies for other central banks diving into the trend. 

CBDC, banks, mobile banking, online banking, digital banking, central bank, financial inclusion, instant settlement, settlement, e-wallet, digital wallet, digital payments, payments , online payments, mobile payments

Central Bank of Brazil allows firms to participate in its CBDC pilot

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 May 2023

The Central Bank of Brazil has announced that it will allow 10 commercial banks to participate in its CBDC pilot.

CBDC, central bank, financial institutions, cryptocurrency

Bank of Canada asks the public's opinion on a potential digital dollar

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 May 2023

The Bank of Canada has launched a public consultation that aims to assess how a digital dollar would fit into the Canadian economy.

CBDC, central bank, digital assets, banks

BNP Paribas partners Bank of China to promote the digital yuan

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 May 2023

France-based bank BNP Paribas has partnered with the Bank of China to promote the digital yuan to corporate clients.

partnership, central bank, CBDC, digital assets

Argentina halts crypto payments made through apps

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 May 2023

The Central Bank of Argentina has announced that it will forbid the use of cryptocurrencies for payments through payment apps.

cryptocurrency, digital assets, central bank, regulation

TransferMate receives e-money licence from the Central Bank of Ireland

News | Online Payments | 01 May 2023

B2B payments company TransferMate has been granted authorisation as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) by the Central Bank of Ireland.

remittance, money transfer, EMI licence, central bank, regulation

Bank of Korea to investigate digital currency service providers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Apr 2023

The Bank of Korea has received investigative powers over digital currency service providers and has gained access to their transaction data.

regulation, compliance, digital assets, cryptocurrency, transactions , central bank

The digital euro project: the future of money in the digital age

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Apr 2023

ECB's digital euro program director, Evelien Witlox, shares with The Paypers updates on digital euro issuance, design, and implementation. When will a digital euro be issued? Read on to find out.

digital currency, central bank, CBDC, mobile banking, cybersecurity

Russia's digital rouble will be able to interact with other CBDCs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Apr 2023

The Bank of Russia has revealed that the digital rouble platform will support interactions with other central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).

cryptocurrency, CBDC, central bank, digital assets

ECB and SRB support the EU bank crisis framework

News | Payments General | 20 Apr 2023

ECB and SRB have welcomed the European Commission’s proposed legislative changes to the European bank crisis management and deposit insurance framework.

banks, central bank, regulation, financial institutions, financial services

Central Bank of Kenya upgrades its large payments system

News | Payments General | 13 Apr 2023

The Central Bank of Kenya has upgraded its Kenya Electronic Payment and Settlement System (KEPSS) by migrating the platform to new standards.

payments , central bank, banks, product upgrade, digital payments

JCB, Saudi National Bank enable JCB cards in Saudi Arabia

News | Cards | 13 Apr 2023

Japan-based card scheme JCB International and the Saudi National Bank (SNB) have allowed the acceptance of JCB Cards through over 306,351 POS terminals and 3,088 ATMs across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

debit card, credit card, POS, mPOS, central bank

Central Bank of Montenegro to launch CBDC with Ripple

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Apr 2023

The Central Bank of Montenegro (CBCG) has signed an agreement with crypto and blockchain solutions provider Ripple develop a digital currency strategy and pilot.

crypto, blockchain, stablecoin, Ripple, central bank

Central Bank of UAE launches CBDC implementation strategy

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Apr 2023

The Central Bank of the UAE has launched its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Implementation Strategy in collaboration with R3, G42 Cloud and Clifford Chance.

CBDC, central bank, digital currency, partnership, DLT

China's central bank urges for stronger protections against financial crisis

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Apr 2023

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has written in China Finance that the country should accelerate legislation of the Financial Stability Law and improve prevention of financial risks.

central bank, risk management, fraud prevention, regulation, de-risking

RBI approves CRIF Connect to act as an account aggregator

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Mar 2023

CRIF Connect, a subsidiary of credit bureau company CRIF, has received approval by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to operate as a Non-Banking Financial Company-Account Aggregator (NBFC-AA), according to Financial Express

data aggregation, central bank, Open Banking, financial data

Bulgaria takes on new T2 wholesale payment system

News | Payments General | 27 Mar 2023

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) and the Bulgarian banking community have migrated to the T2 wholesale payment system on 20 March 2023.

central bank, payments infrastructure, cash flow, settlement, fintech