U.S. Public Policy & Crypto Watch: US Govt Officials, Regulators To Begin CDBC Discussions In Coming Months

Brai Odion-Esene
4 min readMar 3

In the coming months, officials from the U.S. Treasury, the Federal Reserve, and the White House will begin to meet to discuss a possible Central Digital Bank Currency (CDBC) and other payments innovations, a senior Treasury Department official said this week.

She said that policymakers are evaluating whether a U.S. CBDC is in the national interest. As part of this effort, Treasury is leading an interagency CBDC Working Group to develop

Brai Odion-Esene

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