Digital currency: what opportunities for central banks & the broader economy?

The Banque de France & The ACPR, the French banking and insurance supervisory authority, have organisized a webinar on “Digital currency: what opportunities for central banks & the broader economy?”, on March, 22, 2021.


Introducted by François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of The Banque de France
PANEL I : 10 am - 11 am ET
"What are the benefits of a digital currency"

The panel will welcome:

  • Christopher Giancarlo, Senior Counsel at Willkie Far & Gallagher
  • David Mills, Associate Director at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  •  Patricia Mosser, Director of the MPA Program in Economic Policy Management at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
  • Ivan Odonnat, Deputy Director General of Financial Stability and Operations at the Banque de France

PANEL II : 11 am - 12 pm ET
"How to deal with crossborder payments?"

The panel will welcome:

  • Tobias Adrian, Financial Counsellor and Director at the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department
  • Valérie Fasquelle, Director of Infrastructures, Innovation and Payments at the Banque de France
  • Manish Kohli, Global Head of Payments and Receivables at Citigroup
  • Raphael Auer, Principal Economist, Innovation and the Digital Economy at the Bank for International Settlements.

Moderated by Philip Middleton, Chairman, OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute
The webinar is public (on the record) and delivered in English.
Please contact for any questions. Thank you for your participation to the seminar !

For more information on digital currencies, please find below a non-exhaustive list of references.

Banque de France and the Eurosystem

Other sources

Updated on: 03/31/2021 11:03