All posts by Philip Middleton

Policing the virtual frontier

Policing the virtual frontier

Legalise and regulate most likely way to deal with cryptocurrencies ...
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Bank of England’s QE policies threaten its independence

Bank of England’s QE policies threaten its independence

The bank is stuck between a rock and a hard place ...
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Leaders warn of China's CBDC dominance

Leaders warn of China’s CBDC dominance

Calls for Europe and US to co-operate on digital currency rules ...
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Accepting bitcoin as legal tender sign of monetary eccentricity

Accepting bitcoin as legal tender sign of monetary eccentricity

Ability to issue a widely accepted fiat currency is a competence of a sovereign authority ...
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CBDC privacy concerns are overblown

CBDC privacy concerns are overblown

Explaining CBDCs to consumers will be a major communications exercise ...
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Five trends shaping the future of digital currencies

Five trends shaping the future of digital currencies

Competition, private currencies and more will sit at the heart of the digital money revolution ...
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Accelerate the UK’s CBDC, beware Britcoin

Accelerate the UK’s CBDC, beware Britcoin

Sunak’s task force must avoid misleading marketing ...
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Crypto crawls from the crypt

Crypto crawls from the crypt

Fresh competition for CBDC ...
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Prepare for digital currency wars

Prepare for digital currency wars

Central banks eye tech warily, and each other ...
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Dollar supremacy at risk

Dollar supremacy at risk

Digital money a fundamental threat to greenback ...
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CBDC: The next payments frontier

CBDC: The next payments frontier

Question not 'if' but 'when and where' ...
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Looking beyond unpredictability

Looking beyond unpredictability

Business as usual – or vengeful black swans ...
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