Policy Focused Briefing: "Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)"

30 June 2021

Section 1

Introduction from the Moderator: Wim Mijs, CEO of European Banking Federation and Chairman of the EPFSF Administrative Committee

Welcome remarks from Othmar Karas, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Chairman of the EPFSF Steering Committee

Statements from MEPs

Danuta Hübner

Stefan Berger

Section 2

Tuomas Saarenheimo, President of the Eurogroup Working Group, Council of the EU

Jürgen Schaaf, Advisor to the Senior Management Market Infrastructure and Payments, ECB

Remarks from:

Rickard Eriksson, Senior Advisor, Swedish Bankers Association

Section 3

Contributions by:

Teunis Brosens, Head Economist for Digital Finance, ING

Trisham Chundunsing, Senior Manager, EU Consumer Payments & Financial Services, Public Policy at Amazon Pay and EPIF Board member

Q&A and final reactions and conclusions

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