LC Upcoming Webinar: Central Bank Digital Currencies – the Future of the Monetary System?

beSpacific 2021-05-13

In Custodia Legis: “…Please join us for the Law Library’s upcoming webinar Central Bank Digital Currencies – the Future of the Monetary System? at 2pm EDT on Thursday, May 27, 2021. This webinar is the latest installment in the Law Library’s series of webinars focused on foreign and comparative law. It will examine CBDCs and how they fit into the general monetary system. In particular, the webinar will discuss the definition of money, fiat currencies, digital currencies, cryptocurrencies, and their similarities and differences. Will CBDCs eventually replace cash? What effect will they have on cryptocurrencies? Specific examples from jurisdictions around the world and their progress with CBDCs, including the Bahamas, China, Sweden, the European Union, Great Britain, and the United States, will be highlighted…”