New digital financial value chains are emerging, driven by the increasing number of blockchain-based initiatives, such as Bitcoin, Tokens and De-Fi. Public Institutions, Central Banks and Regulators are working to understand the size and features of the phenomenon, providing alternatives and/or limiting its widespread. On the currency side, the European Central Bank has started experimenting with the Digital Euro, while, on the asset and market infrastructure side, fintech projects are booming. These initiatives aim to exploit blockchain and smart contracts technology to make market access more efficient and democratic. The panel discusses the following topics: Where do we stand?
What is the role for existing players in payment chains and financial operators? What are the potential benefits for citizens?
The reshaping of Digital Financial Value Chains