1-Hour Program

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Overview

 
Why You Should Attend
 
Several developments, including the rise of digital private money, a move toward digital payments, plans for the use of foreign digital currencies in cross-border payments transactions, and concerns about financial exclusion are prompting the Federal Reserve to sharpen its focus on central bank digital currencies (“CBDCs”). The Bank of International Settlements defines CBDCs as “a form of digital money, denominated in the national unit of account, which is a direct liability of the central bank.”

 

What You Will Learn

• Whether the US should issue a CBDC
• The design choices and tradeoffs involved
• The legal hurdles that will need to be overcome
• Various proposals under consideration

 

Who Should Attend

Attorneys engaged with legal matters implicating financial regulation should find this program informative.

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