Entries for 'Digital Assets'
March 3, 2023
This briefing provides insights on critical issues in the development of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and private digital assets from two IIF-Elevandi roundtables with financial service leaders during the Singapore Fintech Festival.
February 16, 2023
February’s IIF Digital Asset Forum discussed lessons learned from 2022, different business models for digital assets that financial institutions could pursue, and raised questions about the relative value of different technologies, in the context of appropriately managing risks for clients.
December 6, 2022
December’s IIF Digital Asset Forum discussed recent turbulence in digital asset markets, including the importance of developing good conduct operating principles for this nascent industry. Despite steep asset price declines, interest in their underpinning technologies has not waned.
November 15, 2022
Decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web 3.0 are significant developments for the future of finance. Their underlying technologies could generate long-term value for financial clients and institutions, but risks to participants exist and business model and regulatory challenges deserve attention.
October 20, 2022
October’s IIF Digital Asset Forum addressed recent reports by global standard setting bodies around digital assets. Participants discussed how different costs and benefits could be weighed at local and global levels, while reaffirming the importance of technology neutrality.
October 4, 2022
On September 30, the Institute of International Finance, in a joint associations working group with other trades,
submitted our response to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s (BCBS) second consultation on the prudential treatment of cryptoasset exposures.
September 12, 2022
The inaugural IIF Digital Asset Forum hosted a discussion of scenarios for the future of digital asset use within the financial system. Participants named the direction of policy towards digital assets as a top determinant of how they would utilize digital assets, while noting high client interest.
July 11, 2022
The July U.S. Regulatory Update covers Fed announcements on climate-related financial risk, cybersecurity, digital assets, strategies against illicit finance, and more.
July 5, 2022
First edition of the Digital Finance Update.
June 17, 2022
The Institute of International Finance welcomes the opportunity to respond to the European Commission questionnaire on a potential euro-denominated central bank digital currency (CBDC). We commend the EC for taking this step forward in considering this momentous issue.
May 23, 2022
The IIF has made a submission to the U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors responding to its discussion paper, Money and Payments: The U.S. Dollar i...
May 4, 2022
The May 2022 U.S. Regulatory Update covers Fed Announcements on government-wide crypto activities, ongoing U.S. sanctions in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, proposed requirements related to climate-related financial risk, and more.
April 14, 2022
This note further updates IIF members on the most recent developments in digital assets policy, following on our member-only briefing notes of March 3 on global digital assets policy and March 18 on United States (U.S.) President Biden’s Executive Order on digital assets.
March 18, 2022
Last week, U.S. President Joe Biden signed the Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets. The Order, the first to focus ex...
March 11, 2022
The latest session of the IIF’s DataTalk focused on the potential of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) for cross-border payments.
March 9, 2022
The March U.S. Regulatory Update covers Fed announcements on climate-related financial risk updates, ongoing SEC rule proposals, Hill hearings on crypto, and more.
March 3, 2022
This note takes stock of the most salient recent policy developments relating to digital assets and proposals at the global, regional and national levels, including recent lawmakers’ consideration and moves by key regulators and central banks.
January 24, 2022
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) today conveyed its congratulations to Klaas Knot, President of De Nederlandsche Bank, on his appointment as Chairman of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
January 5, 2022
Appropriate regulation of stablecoins will continue to present challenges as these assets become more sophisticated and widely adopted.
November 2, 2021
This briefing note summarizes some of the key digital finance themes that emerged throughout the dedicated digital finance track, as well as in other sessions throughout the week.