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The UK can set a global benchmark to safeguard access to cash

September 24, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    News, Press Release

– The ICA confirms its submission to UKs Access to Cash Consultation   PRESS RELEASE – September 24, 2021 The International Currency Association, representing the voice of the world’s currency sector, has confirmed its submission to the UK Treasury’s Consultation on Access to Cash. The consultation seeks views on the UK government’s …



ICA Contribution to UK HM Treasury’s Access to Cash Consultation

September 24, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    Industry Consultations

24 September 2021 ICA Submission to UK HM Treasury’s Consultation on Access to Cash The International Currency Association ICA welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the HM Treasury’s consultation on Access to Cash and commends HM Treasury for taking action on this crucial issue. Cash is an essential factor for …



The ICA Announces New Board To Lead Its Next Phase Of Development 

September 17, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    News, Press Release

PRESS RELEASE – London, September 17, 2021 – The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the global currency sector, hosted its Annual General Meeting today In London. Held as a hybrid meeting, this was a unique opportunity for ICA members to come together both in person in London and virtually from around the world, …



Bank of England Consultation On Digital Money: ICA Contributes On Key Characteristics for Coexistence with Cash

September 8, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    News, Press Release

PRESS RELEASE The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the global currency sector, has confirmed its submission to the Bank of England’s consultation on its discussion on paper on new forms of digital money. The consultation was launched in response to the BoE’s discussion paper published in June 2021 which presented …



ICA contribution to the Bank of England consultation on its discussion paper ‘New Forms of Digital Money’

September 8, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    Industry Consultations

September 2021 Introduction The International Currency Association (ICA) is the voice of the currency industry. Our membership covers design, production, manufacturing and distribution of coins and banknotes. We are the first industry body of its kind with a membership made up of businesses that span the sector. The ICA takes …



Cash Payment Limitations for the entire European Union sends the wrong signal about cash, says the International Currency Association

July 20, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    News, Press Release

Press Release, July 20 2021 The International Currency Association (ICA) laments the proposed cash payment limitations included in the anti-money laundering regulation presented today by the European Commission, believing they will do more harm than good and urges European policy makers to continue ensuring that cash can play a key …



EU Court Ruling: Currency Sector Stands Ready To Contribute To The Future Discussion

January 26, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    Press Release

Press Release – 26 January 2021  The principle that euro banknotes and coins are legal tender is enshrined in the EU Treaty since the birth of the single European currency. The ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union on joint cases C-422/19 and C-423/19 published today in …



ICA calls for ECB to safeguard the value that cash brings to society in plans for a digital euro

January 14, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    Press Release

January 14, 2021 – The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the global currency sector, has confirmed its submission to the European Central Bank’s consultation on the digital euro. The consultation was launched in response to the ECB report on the development of the digital euro released in October 2020, which …



ICA contribution to the European Central Bank consultation on a Digital Euro

January 13, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    Industry Consultations

January 2021 Introduction The International Currency Association (ICA) is the voice of the currency industry. Our membership covers design, production, manufacturing and distribution of coins and banknotes. We are the first industry body of its kind with a membership made up of businesses that span the sector. The ICA takes …



European Commission public consultation: ICA advises against discontinuation of 1 and 2 eurocent coins and introduction of uniform rounding rules

January 12, 2021    Chloe Menhinick    Press Release

January 12, 2021 – The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the global currency sector, has confirmed its submission to the European Commission consultation on uniform rounding rules for cash payments which aims to assess the impact of introducing uniform rounding rules for cash payments in the euro area as well …



Currency Industry global association strengthened through new membership of Oberthur

December 1, 2020    Chloe Menhinick    Press Release

The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the voice of the world’s currency sector, are happy to announce that Oberthur Fiduciaire, one of world’s leading private security printers in the world specialising in the design and production of banknotes, associated security features and secure documents, has become a new member of …



ICA leverages global expertise to inform future UK Access to Cash legislation

November 26, 2020    Chloe Menhinick    Press Release

The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the voice of the world’s currency sector, has confirmed its submission to the UK Treasury’s Call for evidence on Access to Cash (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/access-to-cash-call-for-evidence). The Call for evidence seeks views on the key considerations associated with cash access, deposit and withdrawal facilities, cash acceptance, and …



ICA response to HM Treasury (United Kingdom) call for evidence on Access to Cash

November 26, 2020    Chloe Menhinick    Report

November 2020 The International Currency Association ICA welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the HM Treasury call for evidence on Access to Cash and commends HM Treasury for taking action on this crucial issue. Cash is an essential factor for personal freedom and privacy as well as social inclusion, and …



Chloé Menhinick Joins ICA as Director of Communications

November 10, 2020    Chloe Menhinick    Press Release

The International Currency Association (ICA), representing the global currency sector, has appointed Ms. Chloé Menhinick as their Director of Communications.  Based out of The Hague, Ms. Menhinick has 15 years of experience working in the associations industry, providing leadership as well as advisory services on communications and marketing, communication for …



Cash is safe: don’t be tricked by misleading article titles

October 12, 2020    evanoconnell    News

By Wolfram Seidemann, Chairman, International Currency Association Since the beginning of the pandemic, we – as a society and especially as a sector producing banknotes and coins for central banks around the world – have seen a steady flow of disinformation around the role cash may play in spreading Covid-19. …