The Banking Scene Afterwork

Why Europe Needs a CBDC

Why Europe Needs a CBDC

For this session we invite a true payments veteran. Piet Mallekoote is the former CEO of the Dutch Payments Association and Currence.

Although he is retired, he remains active in the wonderful world of payments. As a member of the Digital Euro Market Advisory Group at the European Central Bank, he is closely involved in the development of a European CBDC.

What is the status of this project, and what can be expected in the months and years going forward?

How should this CBDC look like and what does this development mean in the definition of the role of commercial banks and central banks?

More importantly: why do we need a CBDC in Europe?

These are some of the questions we'll discuss with him on February 2nd at The Banking Scene Afterwork.


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