CBDC

A Discussion on Freedom, Privacy & Cryptocurrencies

Dr. Richard Stallman is well-known for his free software movement activism. His speeches and work revolve around a term: freedo...

China’s State-Run Banks Reportedly Testing Wallet for Digital Yuan

A group of state-run commercial banks in China are reportedly conducting a large-scale internal testing of a digital wallet des...

Deregulating Crypto Could Spark More Speculation Says Japan’s FSA

Ryozo Himino, the new commissioner of Japan’s Financial Services Agency, says the agency is wary of deregulating private ...

China’s Digital Yuan to Reportedly Target Dominance of Alibaba and Tencent

The People’s Bank of China is purportedly planning to use its digital currency electronic system (DCEP) — another moniker for i...

Former China Central Bank Exec Pushes for Digital Currencies

The former vice president of China’s central bank pushed for central bank digital currencies positioning it as a substitute for...

After the US Senate Pros and Cons on Digital Money — What Do We Do With It?

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly accelerated the digitalization of economies across the globe, opening up discussions on the...

Big Tech, Central Banks and the Hunt for Monopolies, July 24-31

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law.  Editor...

Bank of Japan Appoints Top Economist to Head Up CBDC Research Team

The Bank of Japan has appointed its top economist to lead a team tasked with accelerating its research into central bank digita...

Cambodians Still Waiting on Central Bank Digital Currency

At the start of the year, Cambodia made headlines when the central bank announced it would be launching a national blockchain-b...

China and US Must Learn From One Another and Collaborate on CBDC

Today, the relationship between China and the United States is one of escalating competition. On Oct. 23, 2019, Facebook CEO Ma...