Kiffmeister’s #Fintech Daily Digest (12/07/2021)

ECCB DCash Launches in the Commonwealth of Dominica and Montserrat

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) DCash officially went live in The Commonwealth of Dominica and Montserrat, expanding the central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot to seven of the eight member countries. [Read more]

Stablecoins to face new restrictions in Japan

Japan’s Financial Services Agency is reportedly planning a legislative proposal for the upcoming year to restrict the issuance rights of stablecoins to banks and wire transfer companies. [Read more]

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