Approaches to CBDC: US vs. China

    Few people today doubt that in a few years, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) will be as widespread as cash is now. But so far, no one can tell how exactly Western countries will approach their digital money. And this question, as you are about to see, is hardly a trivial one. If you discount…

    Europe Establishes Cryptocurrency Framework. Part 2: Great Britain

    We looked at two landmark documents pertaining to cryptocurrency legalization in Europe: the EU Markets in Crypto-Assets regulation (MiCA) and a similar paper from the central bank of Great Britain. These massive and extremely substantive pieces consist of hundreds of pages outlining the European vision of cryptocurrencies’ role and place in the modern world and…

    Europe Establishes Cryptocurrency Framework. Part 1: The European Union

    We looked at two landmark documents pertaining to cryptocurrency legalization in Europe: the EU Markets in Crypto-Assets regulation (MiCA) and a similar paper from the central bank of Great Britain. These massive and extremely substantive pieces consist of hundreds of pages outlining the European vision of cryptocurrencies’ role and place in the modern world and…