Deutsche Bundesbank

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Activity on Finextra: 01 Feb 2006 - 04 Oct 2023


BIS Project Atlas explores economic significance of cryptoassets and DeFi

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and its partner central banks within the Eurosystem have developed a proof of concept to explore the macroeconomic relevance of cryptoasset markets and DeFi.


Sibos 2023: Forging a path to global CBDC interoperability

Interoperability was at the centre of Tuesday’s CBDC discussion at Sibos, with the panel investigating how to ensure that these incoming digital currencies will work at the cross-border level.


Sibos 2023: Can CBDC replace cash?

At Sibos 2023 in Toronto, EY’s Christopher Woolard chaired a session on how digital currencies have made a big splash over the past few years and questioned whether they will be merely a drop in the ocean.


Central banks successfully test 'quantum resistant' communications channel

A secure communication channel designed to protect financial data against future threats from quantum computers has been successfully established by the BIS Innovation Hub Eurosystem Centre, in concert with Banque de France and Deutsche Bundesbank.


EBAday 2021: Payments innovation and the benefits cascading down the waterfall model

EBAday 2021 has flown by, and the sessions throughout day three of the event served to build on the momentum from day one and two. Another punchy strategic roundtable addressed the need for industry-wide collaboration to drive payments innovation, while two boisterous chatrooms tackled the weighty subjects of Open Banking, CBDCs and stablecoins.


German central bank makes case for blockchain settlement in CBDC debate

Germany's central bank says that successful tests of a project to implement a distributed ledger for electronic securities settlement should negate the need for a central bank digital currency.


Target2 experiences total system failure, Sepa payments delayed

A complete failure of all payment transactions within the Target2 system was experienced for several hours on Friday, with backup systems and contingency modules also initially unable to function.

Deutsche Bundesbank: DLT offers "substantial benefits" for collateral management

Deutsche Börse and Deutsche Bundesbank have issued an optimistic assessment of the use of distributed ledger technology in the management of bank collateral.

EU banks contemplate rival to card schemes and Big Tech

Twenty European banks are reportedly working on the development of a rival payment system to challenge the dominance of Visa and Mastercard and the threat from Chinese and US Big Tech firms, according to a report by AFP.

Blockchain gets a bashing from Deutsche Bundesbank president

Digital currencies, and their foundational blockchain backbone, have come in for a kicking from the president of Germany's central bank, who has characterized the former as a serious threat to the stability of the financial system, and the latter as no better than current technological solutions


Bundesbank exec calls for EU rival to Big Tech payment platforms

A senior executive at Deutsche Bundesbank has called on the banking sector to develop a pan-European mobile payments platform capable of competing with systems from Big Tech giants from the US and China.

German central bank sees positive results from blockchain settlement trials

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutche Bourse are backing the application of blockchain technology in the settlement arena, following a successful trial run using Hyperledger Fabric and the Digital Asset platform.

Deutsche Börse CollCo project green-lighted by Eurex

Deutsche Börses's Collateralised Coin Project for shifting collateral among banks using tokenised digital coins has been given the go-ahead for a full-scale pilot by Eurex Clearing.

Ripple boss predicts central bank adoption of blockchain

Central banks will use distributed ledger technology (DLT) to settle high-value interbank payments within the next five to ten years, predicts the chief executive of Ripple.

German central bank flags DLT weaknesses

Deutsche Bundesbank has dampened the blockchain hype, dismissing distributed ledger technology's prospects in retail payments, at least in the eurozone, and pouring cold water on central bank-issued digital currencies.

Deutsche Bundesbank reveals details of blockchain settlement prototype

Carl-Ludwig Thiele Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank Industry Dialogue on "Distributed Ledger Technology - Potential benefits and risks"

Bundesbank president tells G20 to avoid race to bottom on fintech regulation; Carney chips in

As it assumes the G20 presidency, Germany has set its sights on the fintech community, calling for the development of a set of common criteria for the industry's regulatory treatment in an effort to avoid a race to the bottom, says Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann.

All institutions should be concerned about risk

Dr. Miriam Sinn, Senior Oversight Expert, Deutsche Bundesbank, speaks about how prepared the market is for cyber threats and what can be done to continue working on cyber protection.

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse test blockchain tech for securities settlement

Germany's central bank has teamed up with exchange operator Deutsche Börse to develop a functional prototype for blockchain technology-based settlement of securities.

SOFE Berlin: Cyber security worries dominate closing debate

Swift's European operations forum in Berlin ended where it began, with a high-powered debate on the ability of the world's banks to combat an escalating cyber threat.