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JCB, IDEMIA and Malaysia’s Soft Space to Trial CBDC Acceptance in Tokyo

Japan-based global payments brand JCB has launched a central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot project in partnership with French identity technologies company IDEMIA and Malaysian digital payments technology provder Soft Space. The project, dubbed the JCB Digital Currency or JCBDC,

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Bank Negara Malaysia Lays Out Its Vision for Digital Banks As Deadline Looms

On 31st December 2020, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) unveiled its digital banking guidelines which almost immediately garnered interest from 40 parties. In this new guideline, the central bank will be issuing up to 5 digital bank licenses in 2022, with

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