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Payments On Fire is the industry’s leading resource center for payments professionals. Here, you’ll find the resources and thought leadership that only Glenbrook’s experienced team can provide. Curated news stories, insightful opinion papers, provocative podcasts, and more – it’s all the thinking you need to stay competitive in a dynamic payments world.

September 20, 2023

Sibos TV: Exploring the CBDC Sandbox [Video]


“Swift recently announced a series of major advancements in its development of an innovative solution for interlinking Central Bank Digital Currencies. Gues speakers sit down with Sibos TV to share details on their collaborative efforts to create a connector solution for central banks to integrate into their infrastructure.”

September 6, 2023

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August 11, 2023

Canadian Bank’s Report Reveals Drawbacks To CBDC Adoption

“Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) have been gaining prominence around the world over the last couple of years and Canada has not been left out. However, unlike some countries where these central bank-issued digital currencies seem to be picking up steam, Canadians have not been as welcoming.”

August 10, 2023

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July 11, 2023

Singapore’s Project Orchid Lets Interoperable Currency Bloom

The Banker

“The world is veering toward a fragmented monetary future in which central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), stablecoins and other digital money variants jostle for position in an increasingly complex financial ecosystem. Under these conditions, rifts between different ledger technologies and payment infrastructures could also widen over time.”

July 10, 2023

July 5, 2023

Central Bank Digital Currency Global Interoperability Principles

World Economic Forum

“The exploration of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) has gained significant momentum worldwide. With over 100 countries actively engaged in CBDC research and development, there is growing recognition of CBDCs as transformative tools in the future of digital payments. To ensure successful implementation and promote interoperability, global coordination becomes paramount.”

June 27, 2023

UST Delivers API Prototypes for Retail Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) experimentation for the Bank of International Settlement and Bank of England

PR Newswire

“UST, a leading digital transformation solutions company, has announced its role as an Innovation vendor for Project Rosalind , an experiment in application programming interface (API) prototypes for central bank digital currencies (CBDC) from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the Bank of England (BOE) via the BIS Innovation Hub London Centre.”

June 26, 2023

CBDCS Threaten Privacy

International Banker

“Numerous governments across the globe have begun adopting central bank digital currencies, more commonly known as CBDCs, and many more are considering doing so. This is an ominous development for citizens since CBDCs represent a gateway to surveillance and control that will prove irresistible to most governments.”

June 21, 2023

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