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More insights into CBDC

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Cross-border retail CBDCs can unlock financial inclusion

The number of migrant workers globally is growing, and so are their remittances back home. These are expensive and unwieldy, but retail CBDCs can help.

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More sustainability in finance with CBDCs

Can digital money reduce our impact on the climate? This depends on how a digital currency is designed and distributed.

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How to manage offline CBDC payments

Dr. Raoul-Thomas Herborg, Managing director CBDC at G+D, shares some solutions to the challenges of making CBDCs work offline.

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Podcast: Crypto crash proves the need for CBDC

Wolfram Seidemann, CEO of G+D Currency Technology, joins John Orchard, CEO of OMFIF, for a discussion on how the recent crypto crash may influence government policy regarding central bank digital currencies. They touch on the importance of security and interoperability within the payments landscape.

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A glimpse into the future of currency management

We look at five ways currency management is set to evolve and how CBDCs can be integrated into the currency cycle.

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Interoperability: a driver for CBDC success

CBDCs that are not designed for interoperability from the ground up will never realize their full potential. Here’s why

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CBDC: a way to drive digital and financial inclusion

State-backed digital currencies are promising to extend access to financial services to every citizen. But what design criteria will enable them to achieve that laudable ambition?

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Public attitudes to CBDCs will have an impact on their success

A recent survey reveals stark differences in consumer knowledge and views of central bank digital currencies around the world. This time, emerging markets are ahead of the curve

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CBDC or not to be, that is the question: modeling its impact

Central bank-backed digital currencies are a whole new ball game. They offer many benefits, yet their impact on the economy and the financial system is hard to predict

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Podcast: Consumer attitudes and design of a CBDC

Wolfram Seidemann, CEO of G+D Currency Technology, joins John Orchard, CEO of OMFIF, for a discussion about the key findings from the joint OMFIF-G+D survey on consumer attitudes to CBDC and what factors are important for CBDCs to be successful. Their conversation also addresses privacy, security and public and private sector collaboration and how G+D solves the challenges with its solution Filia®.

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Podcast: Do we need programmable central bank digital currency?

Programmable features can improve the user experience – for people and businesses. And not just for today's needs. CBDC must and can work in all use cases, today and in the future. Dr. Wolfram Seidemann, CEO at G+D Currency Technology, is once again a guest on the OMFIF DMI podcast. Tune in to learn more about the benefits of programmable CBDC.

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The launch of the digital euro: opportunities for innovation

It looks increasingly likely that by 2026, Europeans will have the option to pay with the digital euro. We examine the opportunities for innovation that come with the launch of a European Central Bank digital currency

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How to bring the benefits of programmability to CBDC

As central banks get closer to issuing digital currency, there is still much to consider to ensure its viability

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Why a holistic approach is key to CBDC security success

What are the keys to ensuring CBDCs are as secure as possible?

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Podcast: Overcoming the roadblocks to CBDC

Wolfram Seidemann, CEO of G+D Currency Technology, joins John Orchard, CEO of OMFIF, to discuss how to overcome the major roadblocks, concerns and challenges of introducing a central bank digital currency and how policy-makers could address privacy concerns. Other points covered include universal usage, financial inclusion, resilience and data privacy. 

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Why we need digital cash

Independent digital payment which complements cash is essential for public freedom. Dr. Wolfram Seidemann, CEO of G+D Currency Technology, explains

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A new kind of digital currency being developed by central banks could provide the stable, resilient digital payment system the world has been waiting for

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Study: Digital currencies – a question of trust

This survey by Ipsos MORI, analysed by OMFIF, shows that there are many aspects to consider when it comes to digital currencies

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10 CBDC myths debunked

As central banks explore the role a digital currency can play, it’s important to understand what an optimal CBDC solution would look like

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Podcast: CBDC is a public good, not a private business case

Wolfram Seidemann, chief executive officer of G+D Currency Technology and David Marsh, chairman of OMFIF touch upon the benefits of CBDC for society, the role of public and private sector institutions in the digital currency space, as well as the benefits of digital money and cash in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Podcast: Digital currencies – a question of trust

The conversation of Wolfram Seidemann, CEO of G+D Currency Technology and David Marsh, chairman of OMFIF covers findings of the study ‘Digital currencies: A question of trust’ published in February 2020 and what the findings mean for central banks considering issuing digital currency.

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