ECB Archive

ECB Paper Marks Success Factors for CBDCs, Digital Euro

A paper published by the European Central Bank (ECB) discusses various conditions for successful

Eurosystem Approves New Oversight Framework Concerning Crypto Services

The monetary authority of the euro area, the Eurosystem, has introduced a new framework

ECB Appoints Advisory Group for Digital Euro Project

The European Central Bank (ECB) has appointed an advisory group for the digital euro

Italian Payments Giant Nexi Involved in Digital Euro Project

Nexi, a leading European payments company, is reportedly giving advice to the European Central

ECB President Christine Lagarde Insists Cryptos Are Not Currencies, Calls Them Highly Speculative, Suspicious

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, says cryptos are not

BIS Asks Central Banks to Urgently Develop CBDCs to Compete With Crypto Assets

The head of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub, Benoît Cœuré, has

ECB Officially Starts to Investigate Digital Euro — Development Could Begin in 2 Years

The European Central Bank (ECB) says it is “starting to investigate” a digital euro

ECB Vice President States Crypto Should Be Regulated Like Other Assets

European Central Bank (ECB) Vice President Luis De Guindos has stated he wants cryptocurrencies

Digital Euro to Handle ‘Almost Unlimited’ Payments, Estonian Central Bank Says After Test

A blockchain-based digital euro would be highly scalable allowing it to process an almost

Future of Digital Euro ‘Not Clear Yet,’ Former Eurogroup Official Says

Europe’s digital currency project has made some progress recently, with the Eurozone’s central bank

Digital Euro Project Gets Going as ECB Launches Investigation Phase

After months of deliberation, the European Central Bank has decided to proceed with a

Spanish Congress Passes Antifraud Law: Users Will Have to Disclose Crypto Holdings Inside and Outside Spain

The Spanish Congress has approved the antifraud law that was amended last month by

US State Department Official Wants El Salvador to ‘Ensure Bitcoin Is Well Regulated’

The U.S. Department of State’s undersecretary of state for political affairs, Victoria Nuland, has

Mica Law Draft Designates CNMV and Bank of Spain as Crypto Watchdogs

The latest Mica (Europe’s Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation) revision designates the CNMV and the

Privacy Is Key for Successful Digital Euro, Data Protection Body Says

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has issued a call for EU institutions to

Spanish Deputies File Proposal to Accelerate the Creation of a Digital Euro

A group of Spanish deputies filed a proposal that seeks to accelerate the implementation

Christine Lagarde Reaffirms ECB’s Crypto Policy as Bitcoin Becomes Legal Tender in El Salvador

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, has shared her view

ECB Vice President Says Crypto Assets Are ‘Not a Real Investment’ Citing Weak Fundamentals

The vice president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Luis de Guindos, has warned

ECB Chief Lagarde: Cryptocurrencies Prone to Money Laundering, No Intrinsic Value, Buy if Prepared to Lose all Money

The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, warned that cryptocurrencies are

ECB Deepens Analysis of Digital Euro, Decision Expected by Mid-Year, VP Confirms

Faced with challenges on many fronts, the European Central Bank is now deepening the