In this episode of Looking Back Looking Forward, Professor Arner discusses the implications of weaponising finance, particularly in the case of the Russian-Ukrainian War.
The digital infrastructure of finance, which connects countries to one another, is now being held amongst the developing crises in Ukraine. How can companies or individuals excluded from the international payment system combat such actions? Will a new monetary instrument be able to dominate existing major currencies? These questions and more are presented in the challenge digitisation is facing in the wake of the Russian-Ukraine War.