The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) statd on Tuesday that it plans to start trials of its central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the fourth quarter. The plan is to lay legal and technology foundations for the development of “e-HKD” in preparation to eventually roll out the virtual currency for the general public use.

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For over 30 years, Marin Ivezic has been protecting financial services and critical infrastructure against cyber, financial crime, and regulatory risks. He previously held multiple interim CISO, CRO and technology leadership roles in Global 2000 companies. Since 2013 he has been advising institutions and regulators around the world on safe, secure and compliant adoption of crypto assets and other decentralized technologies.