Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)

Are central banks missing an opportunity to reduce risk, improve financial crime compliance and prevent fraud?

Available July 2021

This article looks at the rapid rise of central bank digital currencies and possible implications for financial crime compliance and fraud prevention.

  • What are the drivers for CBDCs?
  • Which central banks are considering them?
  • How will they impact retail and wholesale payments?
  • What are the risks that they could create?
  • How could CBDCs be used to reduce financial crime risk?