The CBDC Group is a global think tank centered around central bank digital currency thought leadership and community building. This is the first CBDC initiative in the world with a focus on both privacy and compliance.
Central bank digital currency has become a frontline focus for central banks the globe over, prompting the creation of CBDC working groups and pilot programs from Toronto to Tokyo. As this phase of the decision-making process comes to an end, the CBDC Group will work with central banks and private sector organizations to implement central bank digital currency in a manner compliant with know your customer and anti-money laundering regulations.
The CBDC Group officially launched in March 2020 with offices in New York, USA and Frankfurt, Germany.
Satoshi Capital Advisors
Satoshi Capital Advisors is a global FinTech advisory firm that works with governments, banks, and cryptocurrency exchanges to build and implement growth strategies, primarily in the digital arena. The partners responsible for advisory operations bring experience from global consulting firms & financial technology firms with deep expertise in mapping business strategy across numerous industries and geographies.
Coinfirm is a global leader in AML and analytics for cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Since being founded in early 2016, Coinfirm has created the most powerful AML and analytics engine for blockchain. Coinfirm’s mission is to provide technology for regulatory compliance, bringing new levels of transparency and trust to the world of digital currencies.
The CBDC Group governance system is comprised of a board of directors, responsible for high level operations and decision making, and members, which receiving voting rights on most initiatives. Voting will be primarily requested from members by the board of directors to approve or reject initiatives proposed by the board of directors or other members. The board of directors will initially be comprised of Mr. Josiah Hernandez, Founder & CEO of Satoshi Capital Advisors and four additional directors voted in one quarter after launch.