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An Inflection Point for Global Payments: Industry Perspectives in 2023
The global payments ecosystem is at a critical juncture, with interoperability, interlinking, accessibility, and collaboration top of mind for 2023. We’re pleased to present the second annual Central Bank Payments News supplement, a collection of updates from industry leaders on how the industry is ...
In Conversation
Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua: In Conversation with Ian Woolford, Director of Money and Cash
The Central Bank Payments News team recently sat down with Ian Woolford, Director of Money and Cash at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand — Te Pūtea Matua, for an in-depth discussion on the reserve bank’s Future of Money work program.
SODA: Offline Digital Currency Technical Considerations
In this article, John Kiff provides a view of how offline digital currencies work based on publicly-available information provided in academic papers and vendor white papers.
JoPACC: Jordan Marks a Decade of Digital Financial Services Developments and Innovations
The past decade has been a game-changer for Jordan's financial ecosystem, especially in terms of digital financial services and financial technology. In the first half of the decade, the country saw major developments in digital infrastructure, legislative environment, and payment system services. I...
In Conversation
Bank of Albania: In Conversation with Ledia Bregu, Part Two
In part two of our interview with Ledia Bregu, Director of Payment Systems, Accounting and Finance Department for the Bank of Albania (BoA), the conversation turned to AIPS EURO, a new payments infrastructure launched in 2022, Albania’s EU membership aspirations, progress on cross-border and instant...
Retail Payments
Discover Global Network: Advances in Technology Bring a World of New Approaches to Payments
How can central banks, banks and domestic payment schemes utilize P2P digital wallet solutions to gain access to traditional point-of-sale methods of payment, giving more local control over domestic payments, while easing the technical and operational burden on merchants and acquirers to implement n...

IN THIS ISSUE: April 2023

  • We sit down for a conversation with Ian Woolford, Head of Money and Cash at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand — Te Pūtea Matua, for an in-depth discussion on the reserve bank’s Future of Money work program.
  • John Kiff, Research Director of the Sovereign Official Digital Association (SODA), explores offline CBDCs, how they work, and the varying technical elements to consider.
  • Our second annual Special Industry Supplement features perspectives from eight leading commercial organisations in the global payments arena.
  • Plus, we provide our monthly round-up of the latest payments news, must-read reports, personnel changes, and much more!
IN THIS ISSUE: April 2023

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