This week’s podcast revolved around digital currencies and more specifically, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).
In this podcast, host Mark Walker, Editorial Director of The Fintech Times, was joined by David Messenger, CEO of LianLian Global, Anthony Oduu, co-founder of Verto, Willy Lim, Global Advisory and Solutions Lead — Digital Currencies, Payments, and Capital Markets at R3 and Peter Woeste Christensen, Director at Frankfurt-based tech and consultancy firm LPA.
Listen to the podcast in full below!
By its name, a central bank digital currency (CBDC) is the virtual format of a fiat currency for a particular nation or region. But why is it such a popular term right now? With pilots going well in China and encouraging words from the Treasury in the UK, CBDCs are moving forward at a spectacular pace. This webinar seeks to examine the reasons behind such a demand and ask what technology and regulatory factors need to be in place to support an efficient rollout.