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Brussels to Put Out Digital Euro Law Shortly, ECB’s Lagarde Says

November 10, 2022


EU Commission to Propose Legislation for Eurozone’s Digital Currency

Authorities in the euro area have already made good progress in exploring the rationale and the potential benefits and risks of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), the head of the European Central Bank (ECB) noted during a conference devoted to the digital version of the common currency.

In a video message, Christine Lagarde said that the focus of their efforts is now shifting to the concrete design of the digital euro and its embedding into a legal framework. This is an area where EU legislators will play an important role, the top executive stressed and revealed: