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Central bank digital currencies (CBDC)

04/11/2020
Fabio Panetta: The two sides of the (stable)coin
Speech by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at Il Salone dei Pagamenti 2020
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02/11/2020
Yves Mersch: Legal aspects of the ECB’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic – an exclusive but narrow competence
Keynote speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the ESCB Legal Conference
19/10/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with Le Monde
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Marie Charrel and Eric Albert
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02/10/2020
ECB intensifies its work on a digital euro
02/10/2020
Fabio Panetta: We must be prepared to issue a digital euro
Blog post by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB

Summary

We should be ready to issue a digital euro if and when it is necessary, writes Executive Board member Fabio Panetta. The euro is a currency that Europeans trust. We need to make sure that it is fit for the future.

24/09/2020
Philip R. Lane: Q&A on Twitter
Interview on Twitter with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted on 24 September 2020
23/09/2020
Yves Mersch: Interview with Bloomberg
Interview with Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, conducted by Paul Gordon and Carolynn Look
10/09/2020
Christine Lagarde: Payments in a digital world
Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at the Deutsche Bundesbank online conference on banking and payments in the digital world
07/07/2020
Fabio Panetta: Unleashing the euro’s untapped potential at global level
Introductory remarks by Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, Meeting with Members of the European Parliament
11/05/2020
Yves Mersch: An ECB digital currency – a flight of fancy?
Speech by Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB, at the Consensus 2020 virtual conference, 11 May 2020
08/01/2020
Christine Lagarde: Interview with “Challenges” magazine
Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, by Pierre-Henri de Menthon and Sabine Syfuss-Arnaud
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15/11/2018
Benoît Cœuré: The new frontier of payments and market infrastructure: on cryptos, cyber and CCPs
Welcome remarks by Benoît Cœuré, Chair of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures of the Bank for International Settlements and Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, at the Economics of Payments IX conference, Basel, 15 November 2018