Late next year, Swiss voters will be asked to decide the fate of the popular initiative Vollgeld. This constitutional referendum, if approved, would have far reaching consequences for the Swiss monetary system and the banking business model at large, as it would prohibit the private creation of money in the banking sector.
As this project is potentially the first time that the Chicago Plan might be put into real-world action, it raises a lot of interest globally. We have been approached by the Philadelphia-based Global Interdependence Center to host a joint conference in partnership with Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut on 5 February 2018 in Rüschlikon.
Join renown international experts such as William White and Martin Wolf as well as Council of State Ruedi Noser to discuss and understand the important topic of monetary reform that has huge global repercussions far beyond the immediate political projectas central banks around the world consider creating digital cash.
Head over to the GDI website to learn more and to register with a 50% member discount, using the discount code CFA_GDI18. Don't forget to add your CFA Institute Person ID in the Notes field to earn 7 CE credits.