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Thursday, 29 September, 2022 - 10:00 to 11:00
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The introduction of digital (crypto)assets, as well as the underlying distributed ledger technology, has encouraged central banks throughout the world to contemplate digitising the monetary system and adopting central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). A digital euro issued by the European Central Bank (ECB) and made available to citizens and firms to make payments would be a very attractive instrument. However, concerns around competence, privacy, operational risk, cybersecurity, and financial stability risks cannot be ignored.

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Tuesday, 21 June, 2022 - 18:30 to Wednesday, 31 August, 2022 - 23:00

The European Credit Research Institute (ECRI) is calling for applications from academics to become members of its incoming Scientific Council.

The ECRI Scientific Council will be composed by four or five academics and meet one or two times a year. Members may be invited to participate in the ECRI Executive Committee meetings. Members of the Scientific Council will be appointed for a period of three years.

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Thursday, 5 May, 2022 - 10:00 to 12:00
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Ongoing digitalisation has amplified the importance of electronic payments for the functioning of the European economy. In response, the European Commission has stepped-up its ambitions to create an integrated payment system and increasing the autonomy of existing means of payments.

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Tuesday, 12 April, 2022 - 10:00 to 11:30
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During this CEPS-ECRI webinar, key stakeholders will discuss the Commission's proposal for a review of the Consumer Credit Directive proposal and whether it is fit for purpose

 

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Thursday, 9 December, 2021 - 15:00 to 16:15
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Most central banks in advanced economies consider issuing central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), not only to address the declining use of cash, but also to position themselves against increased competition from Big Tech companies, cryptocurrencies, and stablecoins.

Digital currencies are a concern for regulators alike, which has resulted in the Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCAR) proposal of the European Commission to regulate cryptocurrencies and ensure investor protection.

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Wednesday, 27 October, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
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The transformation of the retail payment services market in the EU has accelerated in recent years with the surge in electronic payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. This enhanced the importance of the legislative framework governing this market.

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Tuesday, 21 September, 2021 - 10:00 to Tuesday, 28 September, 2021 - 12:00
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Debt advisors play a crucial role in giving professional advice and finding the best solutions to help households get out of debt. Currently, there are only a fraction of the necessary qualified independent debt advisors available to support all the households in need. 

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Monday, 20 September, 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00
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It is estimated that 2-5% of global GDP is laundered annually, with an overall recovery rate of illicit assets at just 1.1% in Europe, according to Europol. Tackling money laundering is a longstanding policy priority, but one pursued with limited success. 

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Sunday, 22 August, 2021 - 23:45

CEPS, ECRI and ECMI are calling for submission of policy papers in the area of payments and their role in making Europe future-proof as part of the wave of digital innovation

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