All posts by Philip Middleton

How real is the CBDC threat to privacy?

How real is the CBDC threat to privacy?

Public unease over central bank surveillance is misplaced ...
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Blockchain in capital markets: revolution in waiting?

Blockchain in capital markets: revolution in waiting?

Digital transformation failing to ignite in capital markets ...
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Cryptocurrency failing to take advantage of crisis

Cryptocurrency failing to take advantage of crisis

Is cryptocurrency the dog that failed to bark? ...
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Stablecoin issuers need different regulations to banks

Stablecoin issuers need different regulations to banks

New business models need new frameworks ...
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UK parliament reluctant to embrace retail CBDC

UK parliament reluctant to embrace retail CBDC

House of Lords committee snubs case for digital pound ...
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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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