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Digital Dollar in Focus: Accenture & Former CFTC Chair Team Up to Launch Pilots; Ether Record High

May 24, 2021

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Central banks are pivoting toward digital currencies — here’s why

May 24, 2021

The U.S. nonprofit Digital Dollar Project is set to launch five pilot programs over the next year to test the potential uses of a U.S. central bank digital currency. Christopher Giancarlo, Former Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and David Treat, Global Blockchain Lead at . . . Accenture, join Yahoo Finance Live to discuss.

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WEF 20 | Davos Dialogue: Digital Dollar Project With Chris Giancarlo

May 17, 2021

Direct from Davos 2020: Watch our Global Blockchain Lead David Treat and the Chairman of CFTC Chris Giancarlo have a candid conversation on the Digital Dollar Project.

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“Crypto Dad” Chris Giancarlo Talks About The New Digitization Of Value

May 17, 2021

Former CFTC Chris Giancarlo sees the current set of financial systems – the older systems associated with the pre-digital age – as hopelessly obsolete. He aims to fix them.

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The Digital Dollar Live!

May 17, 2021

Hear from industry leaders as they discuss the possible CBDC pathways forward and explore the policies, pilots and technical design considerations and approach.

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Nonprofit Digital Dollar Project Plans Five Tests For Concept

May 3, 2021

With cryptocurrencies like bitcoin beset by price spikes (and slides), a nonprofit organization plans to test the concept of a U.S. central bank digital currency in at least five pilot programs. The U.S. nonprofit Digital Dollar Project said Monday (May 3) it will roll out five pilot programs over . . . the next year to test the potential uses — and advantages — of a U.S. central bank digital currency.

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Why Chris Giancarlo Considers A Digital Dollar Mission Critical For The World

April 26, 2020

Below is an in-depth interview with J. Christopher Giancarlo, Senior Counsel at Willkie Farr and Gallagher and former Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, in which he reveals his vision for a ‘true digital dollar.’

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Former Regulator Known As ‘Crypto Dad’ To Launch Digital-Dollar Think Tank

January 16, 2020

A former top American financial regulator dubbed “Crypto Dad” for his embrace of cryptocurrencies is setting up a think tank to promote the idea of digitizing the U.S. dollar.
J. Christopher Giancarlo, who stepped down as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission last year, said he was . . . creating the nonprofit Digital Dollar Foundation to study converting the dollar into a fully electronic currency based on blockchain, the technology that underpins bitcoin.

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