ECON Exchange of views with Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, on the Digital Euro

Prof. Danuta Huebner will participate to the ECON Committee meeting on 23 January 2023, during which the Members of the European Parliament will exchange views with Mr Fabio Panetta, member of the ECB Executive Board and Chair of the Task Force on Central Bank Digital Currency, on the progress made regarding the digital euro. In her remarks, she will react to the update by Mr Panetta on the “investigation phase” of the digital euro project, and will ask him to provide further clarity on the ECB plans for the digital currency, particularly in relation to the choices regarding the technical design of the digital euro, and its effects on financial stability, monetary policy, and payment services. Other important aspects as for instance privacy, anti-money laundering, and countering tax evasion may also be considered.

Monday, 23 January, 15.30-16.30