ISO 20022 migration. The Ripple effect strikes the Pound
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Ripple Joins the Digital Pound Foundation: Designing a Path for a CBDC-Forward Future.
Ripple is excited to announce it is joining the Digital Pound Foundation, a non-profit focused on the development and implementation of a digital Pound in the United Kingdom.
ISO 20022 promises greater interoperability between various settlement networks, richer information flows, higher levels of straight-through processing, and more efficient compliance processes.
It signals a significant opportunity for banks to improve operational efficiency and reassess existing business models.
ISO 20022 has already been introduced for high-value payments systems (HVPS) in major countries and is established as the standard in instant payments markets following implementations worldwide.
Sources: ripple.com, www.sibos.com
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The whitepaper underscores the significance of financial services access for global financial inclusion, particularly in developing economies.
Despite advancements in digital payments, cash remains prevalent in emerging economies. Many unbanked adults still receive government and private-sector payments in cash, impacting financial inclusion.
It emphasizes digital payments as a pivotal entry point to formal economic participation. Despite the persistence of cash usage, transitioning to digital payments can encourage broader use of financial services.
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While recognizing blockchain's promise for financial inclusion, the document emphasizes the necessity of balancing innovation with consumer protection, privacy, and financial education to ensure the creation of inclusive and secure financial systems.
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