Central Bank of UAE (CBUAE) has announced its partnership with G42 Cloud, Clifford Chance, and R3 to launch its CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) implementation strategy. The move is part of the CBUAE’s efforts to develop a digital currency infrastructure that can help enhance the efficiency, security, and speed of financial transactions within the UAE.
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According to the CBUAE, the partnership with G42 Cloud, Clifford Chance, and R3 is a significant milestone in the development of CBDC infrastructure. R3 is a blockchain technology firm that has developed Corda, an open-source blockchain platform that can be used by businesses and governments to build blockchain-based solutions. G42 Cloud is a technology firm that provides cloud computing services to businesses and governments in the Middle East. Clifford Chance is a global law firm that provides legal advice and support to businesses and governments.
The CBDC infrastructure will be built using Corda, which will enable the CBUAE to issue, distribute, and manage the digital currency. The infrastructure will also be designed to meet the highest standards of security and compliance, ensuring that the CBDC is protected from fraud and cyber threats.
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